What support we offer
At Basis we understand that communicating with health professional can be a challenge, we therefore can help to ensure that you see the right healthcare professional for your issue and help with negotiating appointments when necessary.
All our workers at Basis can make referrals and support you with accessing or registering with free healthcare services including Sexual Health, GP, Cervical screening, Accident and Emergency services, Dentists, Blood born viruses includ Hep C and Opticians. We can also help support you with managing long term health conditions including support with appointments.
We have a specific mental health worker (Nic Hardman) who offers emotional and practical support to those suffering specific mental health issues as well as helping you navigate mental health services, referrals etc. Nic is part of the Live Well Leeds service .
Basis can also support with drug and/or alcohol issues – we can provide harm reduction information and advice as well as referring to drug and alcohol treatment services where necessary working closely with Forward Leeds and York Street. We can act as a advocacy at appointment s and can help support you to remain engaged in treatment.
We also offer emotional support and mental health & wellbeing services.
How to get in touch
If you would like any further information or support surrounding Health Advocacy, please contact Basis on 0113 2430036