What is Social Prescribing?
Social prescribing involves empowering individuals to improve their health and wellbeing and social welfare by connecting people to non-medical and community support services.
HALE is working in partnership with Bradford and District CCG’s to deliver this service across Bradford via HALE’s Community Connector Programme.
Our service will…
Visit anyone who is isolated, feeling low or lacking in confidence and, we will find out what you are interested in, what services and activities are available locally and help you access them; we will even go along with you until you are confident enough to go on your own.
We accept referrals to the Programme from your GP. Click Here for a full list of Medical Practices in Bradford that are offering HALE’s Community Connector Programme.
“Since partnering with HALE and their Community Connector we’ve been able to offer more support to patients, which is having a positive impact on their lives.”
Dr Rafaquat, Valley View Surgery.
The Community Connector Programme is FREE and we can meet clients up to 6 times.
About the people we have supported…..
Since March 2017 HALE’s Community Connectors have received a 668 referrals from the Medical Practices who are offering the Community Connector Programme.
Over the last 6 months, HALE’s Community Connectors have supported and discharged 226 patients from the service. The patients have been supported around the following issues;
- 42% Anxiety and low mood
- 40% Social isolation
- 22% Long term condition
- 10% Frequent GP appointment attendance
- 9% Money and debt
Please click below to read our latest case studies and see the real difference HALE’s Community Connectors are making to people’s lives
You can read the impact and the difference made HALE’s Community Connectors have made in other case studies
HALE Community Connectors Video – how we have helped