Prevention Matters

The Service

Prevention Matters supports people over the age of 18 to maintain their independence and confidence.

What can we help with?

Prevention Matters can support you in regaining your confidence, independence and getting out and about if, for any of the following reasons, you are:

Struggling to remain independent in your own house
Having difficulty getting out and about
Feeling lonely and isolated
Feeling anxious or lacking confidence
Recovering from an illness

We can support you with:

Finding help with everyday activities
Getting involved with social activities
Connecting with others within your local community
Organising transport
Linking you into other services for advice and support

Do you meet the criteria?

Aged over 18
Not in receipt of care provided or funded by Bucks County Council (Adult Social Care)

Attend one of the following doctors surgeries:
North End Surgery – Buckingham
Steeple Claydon Surgery – Steeple Claydon
Whitchurch Surgery – Whitchurch
Wing Surgery – Wing
Ashcroft surgery – Wing
Masonic House – Buckingham
Verney Close Surgery – Buckingham
Norden House Surgery – Winslow

If you attend another surgery in Bucks find your local Community Practice Worker here.

How do we work?

One of our friendly Community Practice Workers will contact you to arrange a time to come and discuss with you what you would like us to help you achieve and how we might be able to do that. Most of the time we will work with you for 6-8 weeks.

How can I apply?

If you would like to refer someone to this service please complete the form below.

If you would like to refer yourself please speak to your GP, practice nurse or CPN  or contact us on 01296 484322

Who is the service funded by?