Social Prescribing

Social prescribing provides a 1:1 personalised support service with a Social Prescribing Link Worker (SPLW). They will help adults over 18 years with a wide range of social, emotion and practical needs with a focus on ‘What Matters To You’ helping to improve your mental/physical wellbeing and general health.

What can SPLW Support you with?

  • Poor mental wellbeing affected by social circumstances
  • Frequent attender of GP surgery & Hospitals
  • Frequent DNA’s
  • Help with long term physical/mental health conditions (Astham, Diabetes, Stroke, TIA, COPD, Dementia, Depression, PAD)
  • Assistance with Finance/Benefit/Housing
  • Social integration, advice and encouragement on how to joint community groups
  • Emotional wellbeing, ‘someone to talk to’, help to connect back with the community
  • Lifestyle choices, help and advice on how to improve emotional/physical/mental wellbeing
  • Work, volunteering and activity opportunities
  • Mild to moderate depression or anxiety

For further information contact the surgery, who will be happy to refer you to the Social Prescribing team.