We know that a large group of children and teenagers still will seek the outdoors for sport and play, but in order to reduce inactivity within our young people in Somerset, SASP staff have come up with a creative way to engage with inactive pupils.
Active Burngreave has used a 'placed-based approach' to reduce inactivity levels in a deprived, ethnically diverse inner-city ward of Sheffield.
Active Body Healthy Mind (ABHM) recognises the very specific barriers faced by people with mental ill health to improve their physical health through participation in sport and physical activity.
In a bid to address low physical activity levels associated with later life, along with loneliness and mental wellbeing, London Sport piloted an initiative in two boroughs: Sitting Netball.
In 2014 Wesport decided that they needed to expand their School Games Inclusive Sport offer to include something more challenging that would include training and development opportunities leading up to a School Games Final.
This project has focused on SASP priority group of older people and is also in an area of high deprivation in Sedgemoor District Council, Somerset. This ward represents significant health inequalities resulting in people living there likely to die on average 5 years earlier than other areas of Somerset..
A Diversity Day aims to provide both special and mainstream schools with a tailored disability awareness and information day for pupils (and teachers) designed to promote the various opportunities to take part in inclusive activities; challenge negative perceptions about having a disability, instil confidence in young disabled people through volunteering and ambassadorial roles and to provide children with the opportunity to try new inclusive sports.
A Better Tomorrow are an addiction recovery service that work with around 40 adult males to support their journey back into a ‘normal life’. Energize recognised that the addition of a sporting offer to the recovery process could aid peoples recovery and reduce the number of people that relapse during this period.
Get Berkshire Active were awarded a Flexible Support Fund (FSF) Grant by the Berkshire, Sussex & Surrey Department of Work and Pensions in 2016 to deliver a programme that will help to improve employment outcomes or prospects of future employment outcomes for long term unemployed individuals and groups facing the most complex and intractable barriers to work.
The Mobile Me project offers physical activity interventions to residents of sheltered housing and residential care settings across Norwich and the Broadland District area, with an aim to explore the impact this can have upon both mental and physical health, specifically looking at reducing sedentary and inactive behaviour, fall prevention, as well as social isolation and loneliness.