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Healthy South West

South West PCP supports partner agencies to work collaboratively on strategies across identified shared priority areas. By working together and sharing resources, greater health and wellbeing outcomes can be achieved, leading to healthier communities.

Vision:

People across the South West are healthy, well and connected to their communities.

Priority Areas:

1. Social and Emotional Wellbeing
Goal: South West communities are recognised as being socially and emotionally well.
2. Physical Health
Goal: South West communities are recognised as being physically healthy.
 

Activities on the ground are owned by the partner agencies who deliver multiple approaches across multiple settings including early years services, schools, workplaces sports clubs and community settings as part of a whole of community approach.

Examples of strategies currently happening are;

Physical Health

A free health and wellbeing program that assists you to create a healthier environment for working and learning.  

Aligned to the World Health Organization’s model for Health Promoting Schools and Healthy Workplaces. The program is supported by the Victorian Government. 

Physical Activity

Coming Soon:

    • Future Healthy (Sept 2021)
    • Vic Kids Eat Well (August 2021) – Vic Kids Eat Well (VKEW, working title) is a new state-wide campaign to improve child health and wellbeing and reduce overweight and obesity in Victoria. It is jointly delivered by the Achievement Program and Healthy Eating Advisory Service and is funded by the Victorian Department of Health. VKEW focuses on improving the food environment of target settings where Victorian children and families spend their time with a core focus on healthy eating.

Breast Feeding

Healthy Eating

Oral Health

Social and Emotional Wellbeing

Climate Change and Health

Climate & Health

Partner links

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Activities are guided by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion. including building healthy public policy, creating supportive environments, strengthening community action, developing personal skills, and reorienting services.
 
For more information contact Lynda Smith
(03) 5561 9846

Good Behaviour Game

The Good Behaviour Game is a tool used in schools to enhance the observance of rules and responsinilities by students in many settings. Get your copy of the report

Good Behaviour Games