ConnectWELL - Social Prescribing Project
Between 2014 and 2022, CAVA delivered ConnectWELL, a way to improve your life your way.
ConnectWELL aimed to identify what matters to a person and then link an individual to a range of non-medical community activities and organisations to help improve health and wellbeing, such as: advice and information services, community groups, leisure activities, lunch clubs, self-help groups, specialist interest groups, sporting activities, and lots lots more. ONE quick easy referral form, enabled people to have a consultation with us to signpost them to as many of the 1200+ activities and services available in Rugby as would help them to improve their health and wellbeing. Our pathway included ConnectWELL Health Buddies to offer support and encouragement to attend the signposted services.
The ConnectWELL volunteer team in Rugby won the Pride of Rugby Team of the Year Award in 2018, and were also finalists in this category in 2015 and 2017.
Over the years, it received funding from Rugby Health Primary Care Network, the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, NHS Coventry and Rugby Clinical Commissioning Group, the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme, Warwickshire County Council, and the UHCW RIPPLE project.
ConnectWELL worked with Quality for Health to promote quality assurance standards for groups and organisations delivering Health and Wellbeing Services.
When ConnectWELL signposts a person to an activity, it is the individual's choice to follow up, attend and to ensure that they are satisfied that the Voluntary and Community Sector Organisation has appropriate policies and procedures in place.
Currently we are not open for referrals.
All information is securely stored and access restricted through a securely encrypted database and only used to ensure that community provision can be matched to the patient/individual referred.
Your information will never be shared with a third party without your individual consent unless a genuine safeguarding concern exists.
For further information please call 01788 539572 to speak to a member of the team or email: email@example.com
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