Katherine Hill is our Community Link Worker.  She is based in our Practice every Monday and Tuesday.

 

Our Community Link Worker is a member of the GP Practice Team and provides advice and support on any social issues affecting you, local services and community-based groups and activities.

 

Katherine can support you with any social issues that are affecting your health and wellbeing, for example:

 

  • Bereavement
  • Health Anxiety
  • Legal Issues
  • Mental Health Impact on Wellbeing
  • Sleep Issues
  • Volunteering
  • Issues and support at work
  • Complaint processes/Appeals
  •  Adults with incapacity/Power of Attorney/Guardianship 
  • Assessments Social work, processes
  • Learning
  • Health Effecting Behaviours
    • Alcohol
    • Drug use (recreational/harmful)
    • Gambling
    • Physical activity/exercise
    • Smoking
    • Weight/dietary support
  • Patient Care Needs
    • Access to health care
    • Physical health issues affecting environment/social/educational needs
  • Housing Issues
    • Homelessness
    • Tendency issues (private/social/landlord)
    • Repair issues/modifications to home
    • Asylum housing issues
  • Loneliness
    • Social isolation
    • Activities
  • Long Term Condition/Disability/Learning Disability (inc. Autism)
    • Support for long-term condition
    • Additional support needs (adult/child)
    • Autism
    • Dementia
  • Marginalised Groups
    • Asylum seeks
    • Refugees
    • LGBT+
    • English not first language
    • Veterans
    • Travelling community
  • Poverty/Income Related Issues
    • Digital exclusion
    • Money issues/debt
    • Fuel poverty
    • Food insecurity
    • Employability issues
    • Benefit/welfare support
  • Relationship Issues
    • Parenting
    • Childcare
    • Domestic issues
  • School/Children’s Issues
    • Bullying
  • Trauma
    • Childhood sexual abuse
    • Domestic violence
    • Victim of violence
    • Child of addicted parents
  • Communication Issues
    • Digital exclusion
    • Literacy/numeracy skills
  • Change of Life Circumstance
    • Job loss/redundancy
    • Onset of illness
    • Change of living environment