Social Prescribing – Link Worker Service

Social Prescribing Service

We are Suzanne & Chelsea, the Social Prescribers for Chorley Central Primary Care Network.

Between us, we have worked/volunteered in wellbeing, eco-therapy and with vulnerable adults and children for over 20 years. When not working, we love going for long walks and out for meals with family & friends. Our service offers support with physical health, mental health, finances, housing and social activities.

We offer short term support and one off sessions to help people reach their goals and overcome any fears they may have.
To get help or just to have a chat about the service, anyone can contact us through their GP or via Chorley Council.

We look forward to hearing from you.

What is a Social Presciber?

A social prescriber works in partnership with GP practices and other referral agencies, and are employed in non-clinical roles. They are recruited for their listening skills, empathy and ability to support people.
Social Prescribers help to reduce health inequalities by supporting people to unpick complex issues affecting their wellbeing.

Social prescribing works for a wide range of people, including those:

  • with one or more long-term conditions
  • who need support with their mental health- who are lonely or isolated
  • who have complex social needs which affect their well-being
    The Social Prescriber connects people to community groups and statutory services for practical and emotional support.

Want to know how the Social Prescriber Service can help you?

The surgery has put together a Social Prescriber information pack for patients who feel that they would benefit from a referral into this service. This pack is available in our patients waiting room (on the social prescribers information board) and also below

March 2022