Community Wellbeing Hub delivering support to people in BaNES

A community wellbeing support group supported by BSW ICB system partners is continuing to flourish in its role of providing much neded support to local communities in Bath and North east Somerset.

Set up in March 2020 as a multi-agency response to COVID-19 pandemic, the Hub is a collaboration between HCRG Care Group, Bath and North East Somerset Council, BSW ICB and many third sector organisations.

It provides a central place for people in BaNES to access a range of services to improve health and wellbeing and offered advice and support on a wide range of health and wellbeing issues including finance, housing, nutrition, keeping healthy and active, managing diabetes, stopping smoking and emotional support.

It has received over 20,000 calls to date, recruited and supported 2,500 volunteers, delivered 830 Emergency food parcels and 35,000 two course meals, provided prescription pick-ups and welfare checks/befriending calls and responded to other demands including the vaccination programme, cost of living challenges, increased pressure in hospital admissions and Homes for Ukraine scheme.

Find out more about the work of the Community Wellbeing Hub here: