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Michaela – The Roscommon Social Prescriber

Here in Roscommon LEADER Partnership we value the importance of community and social inclusion. We believe that nobody should be left behind. That’s why in 2021 we started a Social Prescribing Project known as Roscommon Well Connected Project. The aim of this project was to refer individuals in the county to non-clinical supports and interventions

2022-06-26T18:50:55+00:00Latest News|

NHS launches recruitment drive for social prescribing link workers

NHS launches recruitment drive for social prescribing link workers In a bid to help combat loneliness and isolation fuelled by the coronavirus pandemic, the NHS has stepped up its recruitment efforts for social prescribing link workers. Already, more than 1,200 of these workers are helping people improve their mental health and get more exercise through

2021-05-17T10:32:56+00:00Latest News|

Better funding needed for social prescribing

Better funding needed for social prescribing More funding across the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector is needed if it is to help meet increased demand for social prescribing, according to a new report. The scheme works by referring NHS patients to local voluntary and community services, to improve their quality of life, health and

2021-05-17T10:31:11+00:00Latest News|

Meet the Team

Meet the Team Want to find out a little more about the ASPALE Erasmus+ project and meet the ASPALE partners who are making all of this possible then just keep reading… ASPALE has been developed with a clear goal in mind: to promote the principle of social prescribing to key adult education groups across the

2021-05-17T10:28:24+00:00Latest News|
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