GLAM Wellbeing News & Events

In July 2019 we will be running two workshops to explore social prescribing, the first with members of the interested public and the second with practitioners.

Workshop 1 (public): Wellbeing at cultural venues

We are holding a workshop to gather the views of members of the public about social prescribing (www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/social-prescribing). Social prescribing seeks to address people's non-medical needs (e.g. feeling lonely, housing difficulties, debt problems) by linking them to groups or organisations in the local community that can help. The event will include brief talks about how social prescribing is being delivered in Oxford, and the role of gardens, libraries and museums in developing activities that can make people feel better and less isolated. There will be several opportunities during the day for those attending to share their views.

Date: Wednesday 10 July 2019, 9.45AM-4PM

Location: The King’s Centre, 64 Osney Mead, Oxford OX2 0ES (view map)

Registration: If you would like to attend this FREE event, please register at Eventbrite by Monday 20 May: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-prescribing-workshop-registration-59099830183.

Alternatively, send an email to the following address to sign up: glamwellbeing@phc.ox.ac.uk

Catering: Lunch will be provided on the day.

Workshop 2 (practitioners): The role of gardens, libraries and museums in social prescribing: A meeting to foster awareness and collaborations

This will be a chance for you to hear what is happening in Oxford but also to network with colleagues from across the country with an interest in social prescribing.

Date: Thursday 18 July 2019, 10.30am-3pm

Location: Kellogg College, Oxford (view map).

Catering: Lunch is being provided, so if you have any catering needs, please let us know.

Registration: If you would like to attend this FREE event, please email glamwellbeing@phc.ox.ac.uk by Monday 20 May 2019.

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