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Social Prescriber Link Worker

Discover different ways to support your health and wellbeing with our Social Prescribing Link Worker, Paula Dunley.

She can help support you with non-medical problems that may be getting you down. She can help connect you with the right type of support in the community.

The service could help with the following conditions:

  • Loneliness and isolation
  • Adapting to long-term health problems
  • Health goals
  • Housing
  • Carers
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Relationship problems
  • Bereavement
  • Weight loss
  • Benefits
  • Finance and debt

Connect with the Community

  • Support your emotional wellbeing
  • Find a club or group
  • Find a hobby or activity
  • Get active and outdoors
  • Get information and advice

To make an appointment, call the surgery on 01702 468443, or ask reception, your GP or nurse to refer you.

Click here to watch a video explaining how a Social Prescriber/Link Worker can help you get the right care

Loneliness

Age Concern: 01702 345373

Hello life: Are you aged 60 or over and a resident of the Southend Borough? Are there times when you feel lonely or isolated? Then we would LOVE to help you! https://www.southessexadvocacy.org/hello-life/  Lisa Bartlett: 07436 283701, or 01702 340566.

Folk Like Us- Folk Like Us provides support and advice to people over the age of 65, living in the borough of Southend who are experiencing loneliness and isolation. These people are supported by Turning Tides Team Leaders and if required will be signposted to services who can assist them further.  They have various Hubs to suit locality, and café at Savs-see website page.  https://savs-southend.org/folk-like-us/ 01702 356 070

For more information about Tackling Loneliness Together, please contact April Smith on a.smith@southendunited-cet.co.uk or call 01702 341351.

Silverline: 0800 470 8090

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