Social Prescribing

On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being high, which of the following needs are important to you? Emotional and social well-being, e.g social isolation and loneliness, low mood, social activities, transport and access to social engagement

 
 
 
 
 

On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being high, which of the following needs are important to you? Support for lower level mental health and well-being including depression and anxiety

 
 
 
 
 

On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being high, which of the following needs are important to you? Supporting healthy lifestyles (stopping smoking, exercise, physical activity, dietary well-being)

 
 
 
 
 

On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being high, which of the following needs are important to you? Reducing alcohol consumption and active ageing

 
 
 
 
 

On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being high, which of the following needs are important to you? Skills and job roles, (e.g training, volunteering and moving towards employement)

 
 
 
 
 

On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being high, which of the following needs are important to you? Specialist advice on financial and debt management

 
 
 
 
 

On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being high, which of the following needs are important to you? Carer and carer support

 
 
 
 
 

On a scale of 1-5, with 5 being high, which of the following needs are important to you? Support for children, family and parenting

 
 
 
 
 

Any other (please specify)

Social Prescribing is the term used nationally to describe these forms of interventions that support health and well-being. Do you feel this is an appropriate term for this service in Bridgwater?

 
 

If no, please tell us what you feel about this description

Our practice has already established a number of social prescribing activities for its registered patients and others living within the local community. These include:- Health Walks, Singing Group, Gardening Group, Foot Massage, Pilates sessions, Walking Football, Carers Support Group. You can be referred by a clinician at the practice to take part in any of these activities or you can self refer at reception. How familiar are you with the social prescribing activities and support currently provided by the practice?

 
 
 
 

How likely are you to take part in any of the activities provided?

 
 
 
 
 

If you are not likely to take part, are there any barriers that prevent you from doing so, e.g lack of self confidence, transport issues, mobility problems, social isolation?

Can you think of any other social prescribing activities that you would find helpful?

A drop-in Talking Café, hosted by the Community Agent for Bridgwater runs every Thursday from 10 am - 1 pm at Bridgwater Arts Centre which is attended by multiple health and care agencies such as Social services, Parkinson's UK, money management services to provide general support and advice. Are you aware of this weekly event?

 
 

If you answered no, would you like any further information about the Talking Café?

 
 

Would you like to be contacted regarding any of the Social Prescribing activities we currently have available please leave your contact details below