On average, people in Devon enjoy better health and live longer than those across England and Wales as a whole. However, differences in health exist between Devon’s communities.
We will enable people to lead healthy lives in Devon’s outstanding environment, support people to live in their own home as part of a supportive community, and focus on reducing inequalities in health.
|Can you?||We will:||By working together:|
|Support local schools and families?||Provide support to families where it is needed most||Children will have the best possible start in life and be ready for school|
|Manage your own physical and emotional health as far as possible?||Focus public health improvement on people and communities who need it most||More people will enjoy good health and avoid preventable illness|
|Lead an active life and enjoy Devon’s outstanding environment?||Promote healthy lifestyles and increase opportunities to enjoy Devon’s environment||More people will lead happy and active lives|
|Help family or neighbours who are ill or disabled?||Support people to stay independent and recover after a crisis||More people will maintain their health and independence into older age|
|Look out for anyone who may be lonely or isolated?||Help communities to be supportive and inclusive||More people will feel valued, respected and included|