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Healthy and Happy Communities – Devon’s Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (plan) 2020 – 2025

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The Devon Health and Wellbeing Board is a meeting attended by leaders from  health, public health and care,  who work together to improve the health and wellbeing of people and reduce health inequalities of people living in Devon.

 

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A draft Devon Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (plan) has been written called Healthy and Happy Communities.

 

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The Strategy (plan) is an important plan that the NHS, Local authorities like Devon County Council and other organisations will use when writing their own local plans.

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The Devon Health and Wellbeing Board would like to know what people living in Devon think about the draft strategy (plan) called Healthy and Happy Communities.

 

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About the  Questionnaire

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You do not have to answer a question if you do not want to, just leave it blank

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We will not use or give anyone your name, the information you give us is anonymous.

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There are 2 ways to fill in this questionnaire.

  • You can fill it in on your computer or mobile smart phone or
  • Print the questionnaire off, fill in the form  and send it to us in the post.

 

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You can fill in this form on your mobile smart phone or computer by clicking in the answer boxes you want to choose.

You can type in the blank boxes to tell us anything else you want to say.

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When you have finished filling out the questionnaire on your smart mobile phone or computer just click on the submit button at the bottom of the page and you are finished.

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Or you can print out the questionnaire and write down the answers you want to choose.  When you have finished you can send it to us at;

 

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Below are the questions we would like to ask you.

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Question 1. Tell us what you think about the Vision or goals – what we want to happen.

 

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  • Healthy outcomes and health equality in Devon will be one of the best in the world.
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  • We will work with Devons communities and organisations to help make this happen.
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  • This means we want people in Devon to be as healthy and happy as they can be.
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Do you think the vision or goal is the right one?

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If there is anything you would like to tell us about our Vision or Goal please write it in the box below.

You can tell us what you think is good or bad. You can tell us what you think it should say.

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Question 2.

There are 5 principles or rules that we will work to, we would like to know if you think these are the right ones.

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1. It is important to give help as soon as possible so people stay healthy and happy.

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2. We will know how community organisations and the public can help us improve health and local services.

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3. Understand that people have different needs.

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4. Work to make sure that people living in Devon have access to the information and support they need to stay well and receive health and care services to meet their needs when they need it.

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5. Make changes for the future by working across the community to support people and families who have more complex needs.

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If you would like to tell us anything about the 5 principles please type or write it in to the box below.

You can tell us what you think is good or bad. You can tell us what you think it should say.

 

 

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Question 3.

There are 4 priorities with outcomes (what we want to happen) and we would like to know if you think they are the right ones.

 

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Priority 1. Create opportunities for everyone. Do you think this is a good priority?

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What we want to happen - We want everyone to do well in school and learn new skills. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - There will be less children living in poverty this means not having enough money. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - Support poorer areas in Devon to grow (Poorer areas may have poor housing, not many jobs and lack of opportunities). Do you think this outcome is good?

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What we want to happen - We want to make it easier for people to improve how they live by giving more opportunities. Do you think this outcome is good?

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Priority 2. Have healthy, safe and strong communities that support good health and wellbeing where we live work and learn. Do you think this is good priority?

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What we want to happen - Improve housing and have less people who are homeless. Do you think this would be a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - Develop communities that support people to be healthy and active. Do you think this would be a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - Support places of work and schools to be healthy. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - Help keep people and communities safe. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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Priority 3. Focus on mental health, helping people to have good mental health and wellbeing. Do you think this is a good priority?.

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What we want to happen - Reduce loneliness in all age groups. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - Provide help to improve peoples poor mental health as soon as possible - do you think this is a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - We want to help people to feel better about things that happened to them people when they were a child - do you think this is a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - Promote a positive approach to mental health and wellbeing. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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Priority 4. Good Health for all - supporting people to stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - Stop people getting ill by helping people to live healthier lives. Do you think this outcomes is good?

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What we want to happen - Find out if people are ill as early as possible. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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What we want to happen - Support people living with long term health problems to have a good quality of life. Do you think this is a good outcome?

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If you would like to say anything else about the priorities or outcomes please tell us in the box below.

You can tell us what you think is good or bad.  You can tell us what you think it should say.

 

 

 

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Thank you very much for filling out this questionnaire. What you think and your ideas are important to us.