Social Prescribing Wokingham East PCN

About this service:

Social prescribing is when health professionals refer patients to support in the community, in order to improve their health and wellbeing.

Link workers give people time, focusing on 'what matters to me' and taking a holistic approach to people's health and wellbeing. They connect people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.

Wokingham East PCN supports patients across the following GP practices:

  • Wokingham Medical Centre
  • Burma Hills
  • New Wokingham Road
  • Woosehill

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Service access criteria: Must be registered at: Wokingham Medical Centre/ Burma Hills/ New Wokingham Road/ Woosehill. Referrals from a GP only; 18+; not with a complex mental health illness
Categories:
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Volunteering
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Advocacy
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
N/A
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
N/A
Key words - separate with a comma: involve community services
Who can refer: Professional referrals only

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