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‘A guide to community centred approaches for health and wellbeing’

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Published February 2015 by Public Health and NHS England

There is extensive evidence that connected and empowered Screen Shot 2015-02-20 at 22.34.59communities are healthy communities. Communities that are involved
in decision-making about their area and the services within it, that are well networked and supportive and where neighbours look out for each other, all have a positive impact on people’s health and wellbeing. Three million volunteers already make a critical contribution to the provision of health and social care in England. This is a huge asset to our nation’s health.

See the full report here.

 

New blogs about timebanking

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DavidBoyle

David Boyle´s ‘Where are the resources going to come from?’

is talking about coproduction and timebanking (focus on Ashworth Time Bank).

http://www.newweather.org/where-are-the-resources-going-to-come-from/

‘How time banks play a crucial role in health care’

is mentioning our book ‘Give and Take’ (available via TBUK or also on Amazon)

http://www.libdemvoice.org/opinion-how-time-banks-play-a-crucial-role-in-health-care

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