Social Prescribing in Your Surgery

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‘I think you have a great model in West Kent and are an inspiration to the system’

 

- STP Senior Project Manager.

By having a Social Prescribing Link Worker in your surgery, patients will have access to effective and confidential one to one support to help them take steps to connect to groups and activities. Involve can support your Primary Care Network to access the investment for a variety of additional roles and provide a fully managed, indemnified service compliant with NHS guidelines and within budget.

We are expert providers of Social Prescribing Link Workers, Children’s Health and Wellbeing Navigators, Community Navigators, Care Coordinators and Health Coaches to Primary Care Network’s in Kent and Medway; offering a professional, high quality, impact measured, insured, managed solution which exceeds NHS standards.

Benefits of having an Involve Social Prescriber in your surgery:

 

  • At Involve, we have an outcomes focused approach, using robust impact measurement and offering quarterly bespoke impact reports to each PCN.

  • IG Compliant organisation, with HSCN / N3 line and VPN’s which we issue to all PCN staff, ensuring access to Emis, Vision and Vision 360.

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

  • Dynamic recruitment campaigns, including targeted social media, rigorous selection processes and top-quality screening.

  • Induction and training, including motivational interviewing and safeguarding

  • Clinical and peer support and supervision and performance management, ensuring full compliance with NHS competency framework

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

  • Utilising community venue and home working where space in practice is in high demand

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

  • Appropriately insured and indemnified; liability sits with Involve

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