Presentation on theme: "Major joint initiative for healthy eating/lifestyle in Basingstoke A Shared Plan to Improve Health and Wellbeing in Basingstoke and Deane 2010-2013: Aims."— Presentation transcript:
Major joint initiative for healthy eating/lifestyle in Basingstoke A Shared Plan to Improve Health and Wellbeing in Basingstoke and Deane : Aims to: – Reduce obesity – Keep older people independent – Increase physical activity and promote wellbeing
Project aims: to reduce health inequalities follow a preventative agenda secure initiatives that can be delivered to families, adults and older people
The three priorities: To address the level of obesity, in order to reduce the prevalence of a number of conditions such as cardiovascular disease, strokes and diabetes. To keeping older people independent as part of meeting the demands of the rise in the number of older people, which will have a significant impact on the need for health and social care, including: Increasing numbers of people with dementia Increasing numbers of admissions to hospital as a result of falls in those aged over 6 65years Increasing need for hip replacements knee replacements and cataract surgery in those aged over 65 years Increased uptake of adult social care services in all local authorities and across all client groups To increase physical activity and promoting wellbeing, which underpins mental and physical health
Partners? Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council (Housing, Health and Culture portfolio) Basingstoke and North Hants Foundation Trust Basingstoke Voluntary Sector Forum Hampshire Community Health Care Hampshire County Council (Adult Services) Hampshire Partnership Mental Health Trust NHS Hampshire (Public Health and GP Practice Based Commissioning) As at May 2010
Government Agenda: ‘Our Health, Our Care, Our Say’ Better prevention services with earlier intervention: -Giving people more choice and a louder voice -Doing more on tackling inequalities and improving access to community services -Providing more support for people with long-term needs DoH 2006
What is Healthy Start? With Healthy Start, you can get free vouchers every week which you swap for milk, fresh fruit, fresh vegetables and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins. Healthy Start replaces the Welfare Food Scheme. NHS
Change4Life has loads of tips, recipes and games to help you and the kids eat more healthily and be more active.
Five A Day A few small changes can help you and your family get the recommended five portions of fruit and veg a day. NHS Choices
The Cook and Eat Programme: HC3S who are the Hampshire School Meals provider has developed this programme in partnership with Hampshire Primary Care Trust and Borough Councils. The aim is to use more local produce, reduce obesity in children and promote the health and wellbeing of school children within Hampshire using school meal recipes. The programme consists of six weekly sessions for children and their parents. During each 1.5 hour session, parents and children learn: practical cooking skills healthy eating tips food hygiene and safety how to budget and reduce food bills how to create menus for the family.
MEND - Mind, Exercise, Nutrition - DO IT! MEND is “Mind, Exercise, Nutrition…Do it”; and is a fun, effective and practical lifestyle solution focused on families with overweight children. MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition…Do it!) is a social enterprise dedicated to reducing global overweight and obesity levels.
National & Local Policies: Our Health our Say (2006) Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act (2007) Joint Strategic Needs Assessment (2008) ‘Be Active, Be Healthy: A Plan for Getting the Nation Moving’ (DoH 2009) Fair Society, Healthy Lives (2010) Healthy Horizons for Primary Care (NHS Hampshire 2009) Healthier Hampshire (2009) Pride in our Place (2010)
References: Food standards agency Basingstoke & Deane Borough Council