Social Prescribing

Social Prescribing Link Workers

Address wider issues that affect people's health and wellbeing. 

Use personalised care and support planning and health coaching approaches, usually over several sessions to identify what matters to the person and connect them with:

  • Practical, social and emotional support within their community.
  • Activities that promote wellbeing e.g. arts, sports, natural environment. 

Identify and nurture community assets by working with partners such as Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise, local authorities and health. 

Tend to work with people experiencing loneliness, complex social needs, mental health needs or multiple long term conditions. 

For more information please see the Link Works poster below:

Barnsley Healthcare Federation



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