Social connections are important proactive factors that help to maintain and promote good physical, emotional and mental wellbeing.
Offaly Well Connected- social prescribing project, aims to link people with, and support them to get involved with resources in their community and in the area. It is a collaborative, holistic and a community approach to Health and Wellbeing. This referral service, based in Tullamore, provides one to one consultation that aims to reduce loneliness and social isolation by linking people with resources of support within their local community.
As well as self-referrals it will provide GP’s and other primary care professionals with non-medical options to improve Health & Wellbeing.
This free service funded through the HSE and Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP)
Who is it for?
What are the benefits?
Examples of support available in the community:
And Much More….
What happens when someone is referred to the project:
The Coordinator will work with you to see where you are at, and will support you to attend your chosen activities, as well as linking in with you to discuss how you are getting on, and to check if you are interested in continuing your new activity and/or trying others.
The Social Prescribing Coordinator meets the individual, helps identify their chosen activity, and provides follow up support as necessary.
For further information please contact:
Social Prescribing Coordinator
Offaly Local Development Company
Tel.087 7470562 / 057 9322 850