Workshop on Social Prescribing in Waverley

Invitation from Surrey County Council – 9 July, 1.30pm at Godalming Baptist Church

Surrey County Council is working with partners to develop social prescribing pathways across Surrey and as part of this piece of work it is holding a series of workshops in each of the boroughs and districts to engage with citizens.

What is social prescribing?

Social prescribing is a way of helping people with social, emotional and everyday needs with sources of relevant support in their local community.  Sometimes referred to as a community referral, social prescribing is a means of enabling GPs, nurses and other primary care professions to refer people to local, non-clinical services which are typically provided by voluntary organisations and local Councils, such as volunteering at a community centre, attending a class at a leisure centre or joining a singing group. Surrey have made a short video about social prescribing, click here; https://vimeo.com/275803319/cec70fcdd1

Workshop details

The workshop planned for the Waverley area :

AreaDate/ TimeVenueAddress

District Workshops

Waverley
9th July 1.30-3pm
Godalming Baptist Church
15 Queen St, Godalming GU7 1BA

Targeted Workshops

Older People
19th Sept 1.30-3pm TBC
Guildford Baptist Church
Guildford Baptist Church, Millmead, Guildford GU2 4BE
Disabled People
18th Sept 1.30-3pm TBC
Leatherhead Leisure Centre
BME Communities
18th Sept 6.30-8.00pm TBC
Maybury Centre Woking
Board School Rd, Woking GU21 5HD

To book your place

This way Surrey can then confirm your attendance and identify any additional needs that they can support in the workshop.

Complete a survey

After watching the video, have your say by completing the 5-10 minutes survey.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SOCIALPRESCRIBINGinSURREY

Surrey are working with Ottaway Strategic Management as part of this consultation.  If you have any queries or require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Martin King on 07985 441304 or email martin@ottawaystrategic.co.uk. Alternatively, please contact Charlotte Pavitt (Public Health Surrey County Council) on email charlotte.pavitt@surreycc.gov.uk

We hope you can take the time to participate in this engagement.

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