Do you want to be part of an exciting and innovative new project that captures the lived experience of those affected by Dementia? What? Dementia United have commissioned Social Sense and Hitch to develop a “Lived Experience Barometer” to measure in real time the experience of people living with dementia and those who care forContinue reading “Greater Moments”
Social Sense has completed a trio of appointments in just 5 weeks, in preparation for a planned period of growth in early 2020. Stacey Adams joins as Director of Operations, having previously occupied roles as Deputy Chief Executive for a large charity and several key management positions in the NHS. Her move follows those ofContinue reading “Social Sense appoints new Director of Operations”
Our MD Gary Lovatt was asked that recently by Bob Buckley, who chose Gary alongside 11 other guests for his first Twelve Scholars Podcast series. They also discussed some of the factors behind decision making for young people and how Social Norms and Mindfulness can each play a role in changing lives and creating healthierContinue reading ““What’s the best and worst decision you have made in business?””
At Social Sense, our greatest ability is delivering and demonstrating social impacts at scale. Over the last 10 years we’ve achieved great results in the areas of smoking, alcohol, drugs, knife crime, domestic abuse and mental health and now we’re applying our learning in new areas such as helping people to live well with dementia.
Social Sense Ltd, in partnership with Wirral based Hitch Marketing, has been chosen to build a ground-breaking platform to measure the real time ‘Lived Experience’ of people with dementia.
The platform will be used to record information about a wide range of factors that affect quality of life for people who are living with dementia.
Social Sense recently concluded a successful 12 months project with local secondary schools and youth groups in Kent, addressing emotional health and wellbeing needs. Kent Police and Crime Commissioner provided funding to commission Social Sense’s Mindful Me Programme across 3 organisations with pupils and young people from 12 schools/colleges.
Today marks the start of Children’s Mental Health Week and the launch of a number of new trials in schools each aiming to improve the emotional wellbeing of our children. On the surface of it, this feels like really good news and a welcome boost within an area that has become a growing concern forContinue reading “7 Ways to Make Mental Health initiatives work in schools!”
Salford Quays based Social Sense CIC has secured £90,000 from the Key Fund to help scale its impressive social impacts in the areas of Mental Health, Domestic Abuse, Knife Crime plus adolescent Risk Behaviours including Alcohol and Substance misuse. The Sheffield based Social Investor has committed to Investing from its Northern Impact Fund. A mixtureContinue reading “Key Fund backs Social Sense CIC with £90,000 Investment!”
University also estimates a £8.29 society benefit for every £1 spent on Social Sense’s Healthy Relationship project Social Sense has recently concluded a successful 12-month project with local secondary schools in Salford, promoting healthy relationships and tackling the misperceptions that exist around domestic violence and abuse (DVA).
Most people would agree that giving to others is a good thing, however it can also do a lot of good for your own mental wellbeing. Small acts of kindness towards other people, or larger ones like volunteering in your local community, can give you a sense of purpose, make you feel happier and moreContinue reading “It’s #InternationalVolunteerDay – How volunteering can improve your mental wellbeing?”