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.

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The Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (AUGB) is the largest representative body for Ukrainians and those of Ukrainian descent in the UK. It exists to develop, promote and support the interests of the Ukrainian community in the UK.
AUGB organises campaigns and events to promote and commemorate aspects of Ukrainian history and culture.

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

Our At Home Service offers a range of personally tailored packages of care and support to help people stay as independent as possible in their own homes. We can help with:

- Personal care
- Basic foot care and finger nail cutting
- Hair dressing and shaving
- Meal preparation
- Light housework
- Shopping
- Respite care
- General support

Age UK Kensington & Chelsea is a Living Wage employer.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

A workshop that is open to all Moroccan men over 55 from the community to combat loneliness and isolation through music, tea, discussion and sharing.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

Cultural, education and welfare services for the Bangladeshi community

The support provided is mainly companionship support, assistance accessing public transport and activities in the community such as shopping or groups.
**Referrals made via SystmOne MCMW**

Where they Work: Queen's Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea

The service matches trained volunteers with people who are living with a progressive, life-limiting illness/elderly and frail to tackle isolation through social and practical support at home. The service also provides a valuable short break for carers.

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

Some people find it helpful to talk to others who are also bereaved. Cruse support groups are co-facilitated by two bereavement volunteers and the group focuses on supporting one another in confidential, weekly group sessions of 90 minutes each for six weeks. We run several groups a year and if you would like to join one, please email kchf@cruse.org.uk giving us your details and availability.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea, Hammersmith & Fulham

This new family befriending programme will focus on helping the parents of our children heal, build friendships and develop confidence to enable them to pursue their life goals through 1-2 hour weekly befriending sessions, often using activities such as yoga, art gallery or volunteering as a platform.

Where they Work: Queen's Park & Paddington, Kensington & Chelsea

Bible study and discussions are open to everyone.

Where they Work: Kensington & Chelsea

As a Community Interest Company, all of Bikeworks' profits feed back into our programmes which are aimed at getting the people most marginalised from the job market into employment, running our all ability club, recycling bikes, running cycle training for individuals and schools and more!

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