An Enterprising Approach to Health and Social Care

Organisation : Edinburgh Social Enterprise Network
Grant Amount : £ 50,000
Project Dates : December 2015 to March 2017

To identify and deliver socially enterprising approaches to prevention and meeting health and wellbeing needs by:

  • Supporting the set-up of social enterprises that meet gaps in need or take a preventative approach to health
  • Supporting social enterprises to engage in NHS’s Lothian’s Public Social Partnerships
  • Increasing access to services to health, art, sport and disability social enterprises
  • Helping health and disability charities take more enterprising approaches to delivering services and generating income
  • Providing NHS staff with taster sessions in innovative and enterprising organisations