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

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    Devon’s Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (plan) is called Healthy and Happy Communities.

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    The plan includes information about the work we will be doing to improve peoples health and wellbeing in Devon.

  • Our Vision – what we want to happen

    • Healthy outcomes and health equality in Devon will be one of the best in the world.
    • We will work with Devon’s 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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    Our principles or rules that we will work to.

  • Social Care and health

     

    To focus on prevention and getting people help early across health, care and wellbeing.

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    Support voluntary and community organisations in improving peoples health and wellbeing.

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    Carry on supporting the role of the public in developing services.

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    Be aware that people are different and provide more help to those who need it most.

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    Work to ensure that people in Devon have access to the health and care information and support they need, when they need it.

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    Support work across the community to help individuals and families with more complex needs.

     

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    Develop the wider health and wellbeing workforce (staffing).

  • One of the best

     

    Our Priorities – what is most important.

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    Priority 1. Create opportunities for everyone.

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    Everyone to do well in school and learn new skills.

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    Less children living in poverty,  this means not having enough money to live a good life.

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    Support poorer areas in Devon to grow (Poorer areas may have poor housing, not many jobs and lack of opportunities).

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    Make it easier for people to improve how they live by giving more opportunities.

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    Priority 2. Have healthy, safe and strong communities that support good health and wellbeing where we live, work and learn.

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    Improve housing and have less people who are homeless.

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    Opportunities for good health, keeping active and social opportunities.

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    Support healthy workplaces and schools.

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    Help keep communities and people safe.

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    Priority 3. Focus on mental health helping people to have good mental health and wellbeing

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    Reduce loneliness in all age groups.

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    Provide help to improve peoples poor mental health as soon as possible.

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    For people to feel better about things that happened to them when they were a child.

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    Promote a positive approach to mental health and wellbeing.

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    Priority 4. Good Health for all – supporting people to stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible.

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    Help stop people getting ill by helping people to live healthier lives.

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    Find out if people are ill as early as possible.

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    Support people living with long term health problems to have a good quality of life.

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    Support carers to improve their own health and wellbeing.

  • Let people know about public health information that will help stop the spread of infectious disease.

    An Infectious disease, is a disease that can spread from one person to another person.

     

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    Thank you for reading this easy read information about  Healthy and Happy Communities – Devon’s Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (plan) 2020 – 2025.