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Social Prescribing – Living Well in YOUR Community

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This article discusses social prescribing and how it can be used to treat the root causes of illness, not just symptoms, by connecting individuals with activities like mental health support, social inclusion, and practical assistance. Community connectors collaborate with patients to design personalized plans, promoting independence and reducing reliance on healthcare services. The focus is on enabling older adults to stay in their communities through home supports, which are cost-effective and beneficial for individuals and society. The article advocates for investment and collaboration to implement and expand these initiatives for improved community well-being. Click HERE to read the full article.

  • By

    Linda Anderson

  • Published

    Apr 17, 2024

  • Subject Area
    • General Health and Wellness
    • Mental Health and Wellness
    • Social Connectedness / Social Isolation
    • Home Support
  • Audience
    • Academics
    • Caregivers, Seniors & Volunteers
    • Funders
    • Government
    • Government (Politicians, Policy Makers) and Health Authorities
    • Health Authorities
    • Service Providers (Non-profits, Community Organizations, Local government)
  • Category
    • Best Practices
    • CBSS Supports & Services
    • Research & Evidence


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