Exploring Social Prescribing with FoodFutures
About this event
FoodFutures has a vision: to cultivate “a thriving local food system that is healthy, resilient and fair” for North Lancashire. It also believes that healthy communities will play a key role in achieving this.
On the 14th September 2022 FoodFutures is hosting an event that seeks to bring together local residents, community initiatives and key stakeholders to discuss the approaches to social prescribing that may support the Our Food Futures community food strategy in coming alive. BOOK HERE
The event will build on the experience and understanding of what is currently happening across North Lancashire and surrounding areas. In doing so, it seeks to collaboratively identify opportunities and approaches that can bring together community health and wellbeing projects to improve the health and wellbeing for individuals, families and their wider communities.
What is social prescribing?
Social Prescribing is a term used predominantly within healthcare to describe a concept that supports people experiencing mental and or physical health issues to improve their health and well being through a more holistic approach. Becoming more involved within community groups, growing your own food, gardening and connecting on a deeper level with nature are known to improve health and well being for us all.
The event will discuss the benefits of using a social prescribing approach to health care, what works, what doesn’t and what resources may be needed locally.
We welcome all views, and ideas. Lunch will be provided.
Booking is essential and numbers limited. BOOK HERE
For further information, or to notify us of any specific dietary requirements, please email Sarah Collins at Sarah@lessuk.org