Social Prescribing (Self-Care) Directory

Self-Care Directory

The Social Prescribing (Self-Care) directory has been created to improve links between health professionals and the voluntary and community sector.

Selecting more than one category will only return results that provide all of those services

Free, independent and confidential IMHA (Independent Mental Health Advocacy) and Mental Health Advocacy. This is available to older people with a mental health issue in hospital and in the community.

Free, independent and confidential IMHA (Independent Mental Health Advocacy) and Mental Health Advocacy. This is available to older people with a mental health issue in hospital and in the community.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Person Centred Planning: a variety of physical fitness programmes, computing, pottery, recovery groups, safe space (drop in), subsidised lunches,walking group,badminton & table tennis group,gardening and women's group.
Eligibility: RBKC residents with a diagnosed mental health problem.
Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm (Office)
Drop in hours: Monday Tuesday Thursday:9am - 5.30pm Wednesday Friday:9am - 5pm

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

The project gives support to people from BME communities experiencing emotional upset and distress, but without a formal mental health diagnosis; face to face sessions in clients own mother tongues by volunteers trained to be active listeners and to offer non-judgemental support

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Midaye is a charitable organisation established to address the needs of the BME community. Midaye Stands for Unification.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham
Where they Work: Westminster

We deliver football sessions at Westway sports centre:
Mondays 3pm pitch 3
Tuesdays 3pm pitch 5
Wednesdays 4pm Pitch 6a
Fridays Pitch 5 3pm

We deliver tennis sessions at Westway sports centre:
Wednesdays 1pm
Fridays 1pm

Also a members club at Unit 12 Latimer Road London W10 6RQ open Monday -Thursday 12-8pm
We also have Studio therapy available between 3-4pm Monday , Tuesday & Wednesday at our members club
**Please get in touch before coming to a session**

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

We offer free weekly dance activity for adult women affected by cancer, and work in partnership with Paul's Cancer Support Centre in Battersea to support people who live in central London. Our sessions are for those at any point in the treatment process (pre, during and post-treatment), and this includes those women who care for and support someone with cancer (e.g. family member or friend). For more information and to register to take part please see www.movedancefeel.com

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

MSH@Home provides a nurse led home care service to individuals and their families living across West London. Our select team of skilled, and professional staff, work to provide clients with personal care that is tailored to their individual needs, planned in partnership with the client and/or their family following an in-depth nursing assessment. Compassion is at the heart of all that we do, and we aim to build a lasting relationship with our clients, based on empathy, respect and dignity.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Westminster, Hammersmith & Fulham

Are you into music? Have you ever wanted to create your own track? Music in Mind might be for you! You don’t need to know how to play an instrument. You don’t need to know anything about computers. Music in Mind tutor Karl will jam with you, show you how to produce a tune and when you are happy with it to put it on the internet via an app called Sound Cloud.

Where they Work: Westminster

My Wellbeing Journey which offers people in Kensington & Chelsea with mental health needs, physical disabilities or learning difficulties the opportunity to access a personal mentor.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea