Increasing peer support to help people care for themselves

19/07/2013 by Amy Gaskin-Williams

Newark and Sherwood have been working more closely with health, social care and communities to provide a more integrated service through PRISM (Profiling Risk Integrated Care Self Management).
As a result, two Expert Patient Programmes have been successfully held in the area, promoting self care and generating Health Peer Mentors who will provide peer support for people in their own homes.