Health and wellbeing: a guide to community-centred approaches
This guide outlines a ‘family of approaches’ for evidence-based community-centred approaches to health and wellbeing.
Local government and the NHS have important roles in building confident and connected communities as part of efforts to improve health and reduce inequalities.
The project ‘Working with communities: empowerment evidence and learning’ was initiated jointly by PHE and NHS England to draw together and disseminate research and learning on community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing.
This report presents the work undertaken in phase 1 of the project, and provides a guide to the:
- case for change
- varieties of approach that have been tried and tested
- sources of evidence