Prevention Prevention of mental ill health and poor emotional wellbeing predominantly works at three different levels: Primary prevention – Stopping mental health problems from occurring…
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What works well – Prevention?
What works well – Treatment?
What have we got now?
Physical Activity Guidelines
Current National Strategies
Risk factors of inactivity
Bexley Picture – Adults
How are Bexley residents active?
Bexley Picture – Children and Young people (Under 16s)
High Risk Groups in Bexley
Addressing Inactivity – What works
Examples of successful programmes
Identification and Engagement with Inactive People in Bexley
Future Needs Assessment
Service Gaps & Recommendations
This Chapter will focus on Mental Wellbeing of Children and Young People in Bexley and Mental Wellbeing of Adults in Bexley. Children and Young People…
Defining the issue Mental health and emotional wellbeing is a complex area and the language and definitions used are varied. This assessment uses the language…
Most mental illness begins before adulthood and often continues through life. Improving mental health early in life will reduce inequalities, improve physical health, reduce health…
Physical activity has been recognised as a key determinant in the health of individuals and communities by a range of leading public health and sports…
Physical Activity – At least moderate intensity physical activity, in bouts of 10 minutes or more. (Vigorous activity counts as double.) Sport England count most…
There will be a “gap” in behaviour change services once our current programmes conclude that will need further discussion and consideration if Bexley is to…
Growth agenda The Bexley Growth Strategy highlights the continued expansion of the borough’s population with the single biggest increase expected in the 0-15 year old…
The table below shows the percentage of inactive adults in Bexley. Risk Level Category LB Bexley Definition HIGH Inactive 26.9% Less than 30 minutes a…
In 2013 the Council refocused its sport and leisure services towards testing programmes with partners, based on behaviour change principles. The local authority targeted adults…