England – Chicken therapy scheme to combat loneliness to be rolled out


England - Chicken therapy scheme to combat loneliness to be rolled out

(by Gavin Havery, The Northern Echo, 8th September, 2019)

 

A PROJECT linking older people with chickens and creativity to combat loneliness is spreading its wings.
Over the next three years HenPower, run by the Equal Arts charity, will launch in new venues across the country with more projects in County Durham.
Launched in 2012, HenPower combines hen-keeping and creative sessions led by artists to improve wellbeing and reduce isolation among older people and those with dementia.
The project links residents with schools and community groups to…

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England - Chicken therapy scheme to combat loneliness to be rolled out

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