SUPPORT FOR PRIMARY CARE NETWORKS

We are expert provider of social prescribing Link Workers to GPs; insured, trained and managed to NHS standards

"‘I think you have a great model in West Kent and are an inspiration to the ‘system’"- STP Senior Project Manager

  • Experienced provider currently delivering social prescribing and community navigation across West Kent fully compliant with NHS guidance, partnered with Department of Health and Social Care and the Clinical Commissioning Group

  • Link Workers employed by Involve with all HR and associated liabilities managed

  • Recruited through wide advertising, rigorous selection processes and appropriate screening

  • Induction and training including motivational interviewing and safeguarding

  • Support, supervision, and performance management ensuring full compliance with NHS social prescribing competency framework 

  • Systems, processes, policies and tools in place to ensure Link Workers deliver an effective, patient centred and outcomes-based service meeting the needs of their Primary Care Network

  • Advice and support from Involve Information Officer providing access to over 1200 local groups and organisations to ‘prescribe’ to

  • Involve community venues/ offices across West Kent for Link Workers to operate if GP practice space is an issue

  • Information Governance, data systems and processes enabling reporting including impact on the person and the system eg reduced GP appointments

  • Appropriately insured and indemnified; liability sits with Involve

  • Risk management systems embedded including support for complex cases with multiagency involvement

 

Involve can support your Primary Care Network to access the investment for social prescribing and provide a fully managed, indemnified service compliant with NHS guidelines and within budget

Hear from our CEO Charlotte Osborn-Forde about how Involve has developed social prescribing and the impact on primary care, on the General Practice podcast produced by Ockham Healthcare. 

 

Involve Kent

30 Turkey Court

Ashford Road

Maidstone

ME14 5PP

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