Social Prescribing


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Connects people to activities, groups, and services in their community to meet the practical, social and emotional needs that affect their health and wellbeing.

Social prescribing link workers give people time, focusing on ‘what matters to me?’ to coproduce a simple personalised care and support plan, and support people to take control of their health and wellbeing.

Local Support

Age UK Oxfordshire

A Social Prescriber can help you find a range of local activities, opportunities and support that can improve your health, wellbeing and help you to live life to the full.

Visit the Age UK website


They have a variety of internal and external wellbeing programmes that offer both one-to-one and group support, and believe that taking care of your mental health is sometimes about more than just going to 1-to-1 therapeutic support; therefore, they work closely with the education and employability programmes to provide a broader and more flexible offer of ‘mental health maintenance’.

Visit the SOFEA website

Mind Oxfordshire

Primary Care Wellbeing Workers take a person-centred approach in the delivery of 1-to-1 sessions for people who are experiencing mental health issues or other social or lifestyle issues that are impacting on their wellbeing. The support provided aims to encourage and enable people to link in with existing support services, use the support available in their local community, and develop tools to increase their ability to manage their own wellbeing.

Visit the Mind website