Your doctor isn't the only person who can help you feel better. You can improve your health and wellbeing through social prescription.
We know that taking care of your health involves more than just medicine. Social prescribing can provide support for more than medical issues. Your local Social Prescriber will spend time with you exploring what matters to you and help you to identify activities and/or local support which could improve your health and wellbeing. You can consider the benefits of participating in them, and we will assist and support you to plan your next steps.
Your Social Prescriber can help you with a range of issues, including:
With social prescribing you can:
It's simple. You can talk to your GP, health care professional or surgery staff, or ask at reception for an appointment with the Social Prescriber.
Social prescribing is available for everyone. For more information, contact Voluntary Action Angus on 01307 466113.
Posted: 25 August 2020