Danny Power - Alliance Chair

Danny Power – Alliance Chair

Northern Ireland Healthy Living Centres Alliance Defining a Healthy Living Centre – Draft (March 2015)

A Healthy Living Centre is a neighbourhood-based, community-led approach to health improvement providing services and support in communities experiencing disadvantage and health inequalities to:

  • Identify and define the key health and well being issues and needs impacting on local people
  • Design and implement a needs-led approach addressing inequalities in health and well being, taking a holistic approach and recognising the wider determinants of health
  • Build Social Capital in terms of bonding within communities, bridging to create and support opportunities and linking to act as a conduit for better external connectedness
  • Participate in and influence wider decision making processes that affect health and wellbeing

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