June 02, 2011
Ottawa Charter in action Swap it don't stop it health promotion
Reorientating Health Services
Developing Personal Skills
Developing personal skills is about providing people with access to information to help them modify their own lifestyle behaviours Go to swapit.gov.au from the home page click on 'reasons to swap' and 'start swapping' and 'swapper resources'. Search through all options to find evidence of what skills individuals are being given to help modify or change their health behaviours Creating Supportive Environments Creating supportive environments is about modifying physical and social surroundings to promote access to healthier lifestyles Click on swapper news scroll through the articles and see if any relate to making peoples ability to be healthy easier by changing their environment. Strengthening Community Action
Reorienting Health Services is about changing the focus of health services from treating illness to promoting health and wellbeing
Does this promotion rely on hospitals to treat unhealthy people? What is its aim? Click on Swapper Resources For health professionals what resources are available? who are they for? Why? Building Healthy Public Policy
Building Healthy Public Policy is about promoting societal change to improve health. It focuses on the whole community rather than the individuals.
Health Promotion is about making positive changes to Australian Health Status. The policy of the government is to encourage healthy lifestyles. This campaign is a strategy to implement the government's policy i.e. the promotion itself is part of the governments policy
Strengthening community action is about bringing people together to promote access and opportunity to healthier lifestyles Click on swapper news do any articles promote health and bring people together?...