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Thoughts on taking a community-led development approach in Aotearoa. 03 Explore - Tool 3b. Patient journey mapping - Health Service Co-Design. 04. Ask participants to suggest the values and actions that led to these positive and negative experiences Emphasise the need to learn from both good and bad experiences. Summarise these on the journey sheet under appropriate phases with any details on a separate sheet. Then summarise ‘do’s and don’ts’ to guide any improvements, detailing these on a separate sheet as well. 05. 06. 07. Start your master with an inclusive draft (this will be messy and complex) and then simplify it until key improvements are clearly contextualised in the journey phases and related experiences of patients. Finally, identify your organisation’s service parameters (the phases in the journey it has a responsibility for) within the patient journey, perhaps highlighting any critical improvements here in particular.

Note: this final diagram commonly becomes a central reference for improvement teams and future work. 08. Mobilising hard to reach communities. Identifying what works for local physical inactivity interventions. Parkrun UK 2016 Run Report by parkrun. Street smarts and soccer spurring social shift - Style + Wellbeing - Australia Plus. Complex social problems at the heart of some of Papua New Guinea's toughest communities have led to a bold initiative creating local heroes with street smarts and community credibility.

Social media is buzzing with rumours of a gang attack and stabbing nearby as we head into the heart of Morata. Burnt out car bodies, razor wire and graffiti-covered tin fences line the route. This multicultural community is only about two kilometres from PNG's Parliament House but carries a fearsome reputation. The locals resent the stereotype. They openly admit crime and violence have long plagued life here, but crave recognition of efforts to break the cycle. "They dwell in the past," says Hans Inos, a long-time local. "It is really changing. We head up an alleyway and turn into a pleasant, grassy clearing with a pumpkin patch at the far end. "There were many obstacles and many challenges that I had," he says.

"They can get the message across to the kids and become a role model as well. " Inspiring communities About CLD. The Mclaren Park and Henderson South Community Trust (MPHS) and CRN (Community Recycling Network) showcase a model in working with communities to achieve zero waste. MPHS operate a successful social enterprise at the AC Waitakere Transfer Station. CRN has been instrumental in sharing resources and mentoring skills to support MPHS in their aspirations.

MPHS Community Trust (the Trust) is a responsive, social action, community development organisation that supports the needs of the community through the running of diverse initiatives, projects and programmes which enable residents and communities to reach full potential. The vision of the Trust is to have; ‘confident communities creating and initiating opportunities’.

Therefore, the slogan which identifies the Trust with its service by the people / communities it serves is; ‘People – Pride – Place’ This talk will tell you about how the project got started. More info. "Sport is community": Urban Indigenous peoples' meanings of community within sportAlberta Centre for Active Living. Click here for a print copy (4 pages, PDF). Don't miss the next WellSpring ! Subscribe to ACAL's Active Living E-News to receive our monthly notice. By Tara-Leigh F. McHugh, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, and Nora Johnston, MA, Director, Alberta Centre for Active Living, University of Alberta SummarySport and community are often interconnected, yet little is understood about community within the context of sport for Indigenous youth. Within the Summary of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, residential school survivors shared stories of how sport at residential schools made their lives more bearable and how sport promoted a sense of identity, accomplishment and pride.1 The various benefits of sport participation described by residential school survivors are consistent with the positive rhetoric regarding current day sport participation.

Key Findings Belonging Supportive Interactions Family and Friends. Supporting healthy communities through sports and recreation programmes. Improving Population Health by Working with Communities Action Guide Aug2016. Families and Whānau Status Report. Motivate Canada - Based on Positive Youth Development model. Halifax Heroes: Volunteer making sports leagues affordable for everyone. When Shitangshu Roy founded Halifax PLAYS four years ago, he had no idea that the volunteer-run organization would change his life. The non-profit was born from a conversation between Roy and his friend Nikheel Premsagar, both young university students at the time. They wanted to offer a different, non-competitive and affordable option for people interested in playing soccer on the peninsula. In the summer of 2012, they kick-started Halifax PLAYS, which stands for Players’ League for Affordable Yearly Sports.

It began as a volunteer-run soccer league intended for players 18 years and older to gauge if there was interest, but the pair was immediately bowled over by its success. “In that first season we had so much interest that we couldn’t accommodate it and had to start a second league,” Roy recalled. “We didn’t know if we could do one soccer league and instead we right away had two and then had a fall league.” Roy believes they’ll exceed 16 leagues by the end of the 2016 season. Sport and recreation in New Zealand Pasifika Communities. Meaning of sport and recreation The question of what “sport meant” to participants led to a range of answers that were notable for the wide variety of responses received. While many identified activities that would be traditionally associated with sport, such as rugby, basketball or volleyball, a number of other responses indicated a wider conceptualisation of the term. Dance, cultural activities, anything with a ball, and singing are examples of the diversity of responses given.

When the meaning of recreation was considered there were a number of overlaps in the activities selected with those identified as sport. While sport related activities were identified as being recreational, there was also a range of recreational activities identified that had little association with sport. Experiences with sport and recreation Participants were happy to share their stories, both positive and negative, around sport and recreation.