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Healthy Living

The Health Improvement, Equality and Involvement Department aims to improve the health and wellbeing of all people in the Western Trust area. We provide a range of services, including training, project development and a wide variety of health information and resources.

Health Improvement Equality and Involvement Training Brochure October to December 2022

The Health Improvement Training Brochure for October 2022 to December 2022 outlines the training opportunities available. To book your place on a course please complete our booking form click here.

To find out more about the work of the Health Improvement Department, email us on: health.improvement@westerntrust.hscni.net

Phone us on: (028) 7186 5127

Or write to us at:
Health Improvement Department
Maple Villa B
Gransha Park
Londonderry
BT47 6WJ


  • Health Improvement Training Brochure | October to December 2022

    Health Improvement Equality and Involvement Training Brochure October to December 2022Our Health Improvement Equality & Involvement Department is delighted to share our latest training brochure for the period October to December 2022.

    Choose from a range of courses with topics including, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) awareness, mental health & suicide prevention, digital safeguarding and child sexual exploitation.  The majority of courses will be delivered via zoom with some courses delivered face to face in a range of locations across the Western Trust.

    The brochure has been created using Page Tiger, an interactive document.  To navigate please use the blue arrows on the left and right of each page. If you would like more information or to book a place on the course please click on the icon  ‘click here for more information’ which will take you to the Eventbrite registration page.  Please note that some courses offer a choice of dates and locations therefore it is important to click the icon beside the date you wish to register for.

    Browse the training brochure.

  • Disability Inclusion Training

    Do you provide sports and active recreation opportunities?  Interested in developing your knowledge and skills to make these more accessible to people with disabilities?  If so click here for information on Disability Inclusion Training for sports coaches, physical activity providers and school staff.  This is organised by our Health Improvement Department, funded by Public Health Agency and delivered by Disability Sport NI

     

    Disability Inclusion

  • Looking After Yourself at Home Booklet

    Looking After Yourself at Home

    The Health Improvement Department, have published a new booklet on looking after yourself at home. It is aimed at those who do not have access to the internet and websites.

    The Covid-19 pandemic has been a challenging time especially for those of us who have been spending more time at home, whether shielding, self-isolating or working from home. It has become even more important to look after our overall health and wellbeing.

    Looking after our health is important for two reasons:

    • It can help us to stay healthy
    • If we do have a health concern, it can help us to manage it better.

    This new booklet provides ideas and information on practical and helpful ways we can support our health and wellbeing at home. Further help and support information can be found at the end of each section. The health topics covered in this booklet are:

    • Keeping Active
    • Healthy Eating
    • Cutting Down on Alcohol
    • Support in Stopping Smoking
    • Nurturing our Personal Resilience
    • Money Advice

    The booklet is available to order as a printed copy with contact details for further support and can also be accessed as an online version which includes links to websites.

    To place an order for copies of this booklet, which will be posted out or delivered, please contact the Health Improvement Department on 028 7186 5127 or health.improvement@westerntrust.hscni.net

     

  • Sign up to our Health Improvement Equality & Involvement Department Database

    If you would like to be added to our database and receive information on the work of the Health Improvement Equality & Involvement Department including our ACTION newsletter and Training brochure, please complete and return our database form to health.improvement@westerntrust.hscni.net