Dance to Health – falls prevention and improved independence for older people
Active Norfolk has partnered with DanceEast, NHS Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group and Norfolk County Council to assist Aesop in delivering Dance to Health session across Norwich. This provides elderly people, who may be at risk of sustaining injury through falling, with a chance to become more active at regular organised sessions.
After numerous successes in other areas of the country, Dance to Health received significant expansion funding ensuring the programme runs into 2019. Longer term each group is managed by participants and volunteers who fundraise and organise social activities alongside the sessions themselves.
In Norfolk there are a number of sessions taking place which are open to older people who may benefit from the social interaction, falls prevention techniques and physical activity provided. Each session will be coordinated by a professional dance artist to ensure each participant will get the most out each session. The sessions are supported through subscriptions, local grants and fundraising.
01/02/2019 - 26/07/2019
66 Yarmouth Rd, Norwich, NR70QF