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Children and Young People Social Prescribing – East Riding of Yorkshire


Publication date 9 April 2024, 7:22am
Contract location
UKE - Yorkshire and the Humber

The fundamental purpose of the service is to support Children and Young People (CYP) with linking to community support to improve social, mental, and physical wellbeing and combat social isolation; with the ultimate aim that Children and Young People achieve their full potential as members of their community.
The service will provide a wellbeing enhancing Social Prescribing provision for children and Young People at PCN level, with provision spread across all East Riding of Yorkshire PCNs. The service is aimed at social prescribing and assertive linkage to Children and Young People experiencing low to moderate wellbeing needs.
It will also provide a team of CYP Link Workers (Children and Young People Link Worker) embedded within the Primary Care footprint, who will provide a blend of telephone, Face to Face, Virtual and online contacts open to any young person aged 11 to 18 (or up to 25 within the scope of the SEND Agenda).
The service will work in close collaboration with, for example, primary care, mental health services, secondary care, education establishments, voluntary sector, and local community-based services to ensure good communication across all services involved in the individual’s care; reduce dependence upon the health and social care systems by encouraging improvements in social networks and use of community systems, and to facilitate self-care, personal empowerment, and responsibility.

Children and Young People Social Prescribing – East Riding of Yorkshire

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