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COMMUNITY CONNECTORS can help you get out and about, develop friendships and support, deal with financial and life challenges, and improve your health and wellbeing through social prescribing There can be many things that can make people less confident going out and getting involved within the community. Community Connectors can provide the conversation, motivation and encouragement that someone needs to get back on track, and take part in activities or interests to improve their health and wellbeing.
To make a referral:
Health and Social Care professionals, organisations, family members and individuals can refer to the Community Connectors.
The emphasis of the role is on creating opportunities to bring people together, maintaining, encouraging and creating networks and friendships, promoting activities and assisting people to overcome any barriers.
With an ageing population, increasing loneliness, isolation and the increasing prevalence of poor mental health there is a real need for this community based approach. There are a variety of community assets and activities people can be connected to and benefit from, including: