A Green Happy Café in the centre of Northampton

2021-06-01T12:04:07+01:00

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, the Thriving Communities funded Green Happy Café in Northamptonshire, led by Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust, reflects on their work to embed green social prescribing in the community for 3000 people. One of the project partners, Dr David Smart, Clinical Director Prevention and Mental Health, General Practice Alliance, tells us more. “The main target group of the population we are working with are people with long-term conditions and low wellbeing. The beautiful Delapre Park sits within an urban environment, making it an ideal location. For many with long-term conditions they have become isolated [...]

A Green Happy Café in the centre of Northampton2021-06-01T12:04:07+01:00

Action for Happiness – First Green Happy Café coming to Northamptonshire, embedding green social prescribing in the community for 3000 people

2021-06-01T12:03:19+01:00

A nature focused Green Happy Café to promote green social prescribing Building and developing evidence as to the value of access to green spaces Range of activities utilising green and heritage spaces covering arts, culture, physical activity and the natural world Aiming to reach 3000 people Funding from Thriving Communities will enable the development of the first Green Happy café as a wellbeing hub promoting green social prescribing in Northamptonshire. Bringing together Delapré Abbey Preservation Trust (DAPT) & Action for Happiness Northamptonshire in partnership, and based on Action for Happiness’ Ten Keys to Happier Living, this project will result in a varied set of activities that brings together both current and emerging social [...]

Action for Happiness – First Green Happy Café coming to Northamptonshire, embedding green social prescribing in the community for 3000 people2021-06-01T12:03:19+01:00

Integrated Plus: how the relationship between social prescribing, the voluntary sector and general practice is helping people in Dudley

2021-06-08T09:00:18+01:00

Aiesha Turner is a locality link officer for Integrated Plus in Dudley and Netherton. Here she talks about the benefits of Primary Care Networks having social prescribing link workers based in the voluntary sector, and the impact they have been making during the coronavirus pandemic. Integrated Plus has been working with GP surgeries across Dudley for around six years. We have well established relationships with each surgery in our localities and with our CCG and local authority services. We are in the fortunate position of being employed by Dudley Council for Voluntary Service (DCVS), which means that we [...]

Integrated Plus: how the relationship between social prescribing, the voluntary sector and general practice is helping people in Dudley2021-06-08T09:00:18+01:00
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