Toolkit to help build capacity in local communities and service systems
Toolkit to Build Capacity in Local Communities and Service Systems illustrates essential principles, skills and knowledge to help build capacity to set up social prescribing and self-management schemes in various settings.
Elements to building capacity
Building capacity to connect people to sources of support and opportunities within the community is an important step that involves a number of different elements (see toolkit for further information):
University of York - Evidence to inform the commissioning of social prescribing
Social prescribing for mental health – a guide to commissioning and delivery
NHS Tayside – BBC News
Developing a Social Prescribing Approach for Bristol (2013)
NHS Newcastle West Clinical Commissioning Group - Social prescribing for mental health: an integrated approach
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