Castle Hedingham
01787 461465

Sible Hedingham
01787 460612

Social Prescriber for non-medical issues

SOCIAL PRESCRIBER

Our new Social Prescriber will soon start working in surgery on Monday afternoons at Sible Hedingham. Chelsea Warden can help  patients who could benefit from non-medical intervention to improve their general health and wellbeing.

She can help you if you are :

– feeling lonely and isolated

– having an unhealthy lifestyle, e.g. Smoking, overweight

– dealing with a bereavement

– are being discharged from hospital

– needing  support with living independently

– needing support with filling in forms/benefits

– need simple home adaptions are or care alarm

– need improving dealing with LTC

– need improving self-esteem and confidence

She will identify  what support is needed and help with accessing that support. For example a befriending group, home risk assessment for falls prevention and equipment, carers support, IAPT and local community groups.

You can book an appointment through reception from 16th December 2019.