Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) is a self-management tool used to help individuals take more control over their own wellbeing. This project is designed to enable children to design a personalised WRAP looking at how to manage day to day life. 14 pupils from a school in North Ayrshire will be given the opportunity to take part in workshops.
Catalysts for Change 2
Building on the success of Catalysts for Change last year, QNIS has this year funded six further projects in the area of health inequalities as part of Catalysts for Change 2. Each of these projects focusses on improving the health and wellbeing of a particular marginalised group. Importantly, all the projects are about empowerment, helping people to help themselves, with a strong emphasis on integration and culture change.
This project seeks to develop a social prescribing service in a settled Gypsy Traveller site in Fife. Social prescribing offers a listening service that focuses on the perceived need of participants and aims to guide them to a resolution through their own efforts.
This project seeks to improve the participation of older people with dementia and their care givers in activities during visiting time in a community hospital setting. Meaningful participation in activity creates improved conditions where people with dementia will be able to improve their health and wellbeing.
This project will develop and test the role of a Peer support worker in the delivery of community mental health services. The Peer worker will support those most excluded; people with severe and enduring mental health problems to engage in physical activity, for example by leading walks.
This project introduces group sessions for adults with learning disabilities in West Lothian. Each session will focus on a different aspect of health – from accessing GP services to sexual health and other relevant health issues. It is hoped this will provide participants a better level of knowledge about common health problems whilst increasing awareness of how to access services.
This practice-based project seeks to help people who are overweight and obese, who have a new diagnosis of hypertension or impaired glucose intolerance, to live healthier lives in order to improve their wellbeing.