Words of Wisdom:

"Dreams and Fantasies....Part of Reality" - Na7as


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March – September 2014

Leadership for Empowered
and Healthy Communities
Another opportunity to participate in
this acclaimed national programme!

Leadership for Empowered and
Healthy Communities programme

We are delighted to announce two further opportunities to participate in the acclaimed
Leadership for Empowered and Healthy Communities programme.

The programme is aimed at leaders in health and social care
who want to be part of a movement for change and reform
and who want to think radically about the challenges and
opportunities in a community-based approach. It shares
best practice in the leadership skills required to enable
strong and empowered communities to grow and flourish.

which compels us to do more to support and grow local
support networks and community activity. Some studies put
loneliness on a par with smoking as being a major public
health hazard and the Marmot Review stressed the need to
build strong and resilient communities if we are to tackle
the country’s health inequalities.

Participants from the two cohorts – of senior/top leaders
and operational leaders – will join a growing network of
graduates who are becoming thought leaders in their own
right around social capital, its role in health and social care,
and the role of public service leadership in shaping the
communities that citizens need and want.

Focussing on social capital opens up opportunities for
stretched public resources to be used more efficiently
and effectively by tapping into and releasing the skills,
talents and energy of local people and groups. It can
also provide a mechanism for publicly-funded bodies, in
partnership with communities, to strive for more ambitious
goals that might otherwise seem unrealistic in this era of
spending cuts – realising stronger, happier, more functional
communities in which everyone is valued and can
contribute as a full and equal citizen.

Improving community health and wellbeing
by growing...


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