Living Well Coordinators work with you to find ways to avoid being isolated, to take steps to improve your health and; to discover opportunities to develop more interests.
They provide help with practical and emotional issues.
This is a free, time limited service for those people who are eligible.
Who can they help?
People who are bereaved or have lost a support network;
People who have had a recent loss of confidence
People who are lonely or social isolated.
People who need help with finding information, advice and guidance.
They cannot help people who have had a social care assessment and have ongoing care and support needs.
They help adults who need a little extra help to overcome some of life’s challenges and changes; people who have a caring role, who are frail or physically disabled, people with a learning disability or autism, people with mental health problems or sensory impairments.
How do you refer?
Contact the council’s Customer Service Centre on 01609 780780 (Option 2 Social Care). One of the advisors will listen to you and ask for some more details.
What can you expect?
A Living Well Coordinator will
Contact you within 5 days to talk to you and find out more about what support is required.
Arrange to visit you at a place of your choice
Spend time with you on a one-to-one basis to help you to think about areas of your life that you would like to change
Work alongside you and listen to what help you may need
Support you to make simple changes to manage your health and stay well
Support you to make a plan of what you need to do to make those changes and help you to achieve your goals in an agreed time frame.