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A healthy place

Helping our residents to live longer, healthier lives.

Our aims

Improve life chances of our residents by responding to health inequalities


Using our Family Hub model, we will support families to secure the best start in life for children.

We will improve children's readiness to learn and help them develop strong foundations for success at school.

Early intervention and support for families will prevent issues escalating and build resilience.

Through our Public Health Strategy we will work with partners to increase the prevention and early detection of disease and act on the structural factors that drive ill health.

Adult Social Care Services will further develop early intervention and prevention services to reduce the need for social care assessment.

We will consistently promote the conditions for improved health and wellbeing to users of our services and their carers.

Protect and improve our environment


Through our Green Strategy we will continue to drive up recycling rates and encourage our residents to join with us in protecting our environment, green spaces, and parks.

Promote inclusivity for all


To ensure the principle of fairness is at the heart of everything we do, we will work together with communities and partners to develop solutions that improve outcomes for all.

We will always consider the impact our policies, strategies and decision making have on health inequalities.

Reduce poverty


We will work with partners to support our residents out of poverty and improve community resilience to prevent people falling into poverty.

Meeting this challenge is central to all of the ambitions within the Council Plan.

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