Health outcomes are closely correlated to activity levels, which are directly linked to income.
The Active Ageing Project takes a system change approach to embedding physical activity, with a focus on the 55+ age group.
The Active Surrey Get Active 50+ programme kick-started Surrey’s Otago classes and they have continued to thrive with hundreds of people now taking part every week
Active Herts was a project which received joint funding from Sport England, Public Health Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire’s two Clinical Commissioning Groups.
'Healthy Walks in Arun' - Starting with just 10 people the group now sees over 60 + people attending on a weekly basis. Watch the video to see how this group has positively impacted on so many peoples lives.
64 year old Ian Law is living with high cholesterol and type 2 diabetes.
I was at quite a low point when I met Annie (diabetic nurse), I felt I wasn’t going anywhere and I was
bored. When I’m bored I eat rubbish.
Since May 2017, Public Health Dorset has been working with the Dorset Head Teacher Alliance (HTA), to design and develop a project which builds on the strong evidence for physical activity improving attainment, achievement and emotional wellbeing.
Strong and Steady is a 12-week programme designed to encourage people to become more active and reduce the risk of trips and falls.
The Active Norfolk strategy makes a commitment to improve the health and wellbeing of county residents through reducing inactivity and tackling inequality. This priority aligns with many of the commitments within the local health system, including those outlined in the Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy, Norfolk Mental Health Strategy, Promoting Independence Strategy, and many strategic priorities of the Sustainability and Transformation Partnership.