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Social Prescribing

What is social prescribing

Here At The Ridge we work with Social Prescribing Link Workers:

Jana Rejsilova- Social Prescribing Team Leader

Courtney Mitchell- SPLW & Admin support

Melanie Hannar- SPLW

Kauser Parveen- Mental Health Nurse (works alongside SPLW)

 They can help with things such as:

  • Housing and benefits
  • Unemployment / employment
  • Debt
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Language support
  • Social isolation – befriending
  • Community groups
  • Bereavement

If you want to find out more follow the link and watch the video.

What is social prescribing? – YouTube

To see if you can referred to this service give your GP practice a call and the receptionist will be able to help!

 

Please see Paul’s Success story.