County Response Team

March 31 2021: Social prescribing in the local community

Apr 1, 2021 14:04 By katie
March 31 2021: Social prescribing in the local community March 31 2021: Social prescribing in the local community
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The Slaintecare supported Social Prescribing for Health and Wellbeing Programme is now available in seven new areas across the Counties of Leitrim, Cavan Monaghan and Sligo.

The programme aims to support the health and wellbeing of people by using community-based activities and supports. These include Walking groups, Community Gardening, dancing, art, on line engagement, links with sports partnerships, e-library services, Men’s and Women’s Sheds and other creative activities.

Peter Walker is Social Prescribing Lead for Health and Wellbeing in CHO1, and he joined Aaron McElroy on The Wider View to explain more.

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