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Food security in Moreland: A needs assessment
Health Promotion supports the notion that being healthy isn't just about 'not being sick' or physically unwell, it takes a holistic view towards health, acknowledging that good health involves supportive environments, and social and emotional factors that affect health and well being.
Health Promotion is recognised as a significant component of service provision at MCHS. MCHS has a strong organisational commitment to community focused and evidenced based health promotion and specifically to addressing the social determinants of health.
MCHS’s 3 year strategic plan (2006-2009) incorporates a vision for community health, whereby the values of “passion, responsibility, integrity, diversity and engagement underpin and drive all effort to provide high quality services and build community capacity”.
MCHS has a strong organisational commitment to community focused and evidence based health promotion and specifically to addressing the social determinants of health. The key principles supporting health promotion at MCHS include; partnerships, community participation, responsiveness, effectiveness and sustainability.
MCHS has identified four priority issues for health promotion interventions in 2006-2009. These are:
Provides services to address and manage health and wellbeing.
Aiming to keep people active and healthy as well as provide treatment and advice to help...
Support for the frail and aged in the local community.
Support to help people with disabilities live independently.