Social Prescribing Link Worker

What is Social Prescribing?

Referrals

  • Referrals can be made for anyone from the age of 12 and above who would benefit from social prescribing
  • Referral criteria:
    • Poor mental wellbeing affected by social circumstances
    • Frequent attender GP/NHS
    • Frequent DNA
    • Mild to moderate depression or anxiety
    • Isolated or lonely
    • Long term physical/mental health conditions
  • Short term support (6-8 sessions)
  • Mostly telephone support but face-to-face when needed
  • Community navigation post COVID

 
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