Health and Well-Being

Malvern Hills District Council and Worcestershire County Council's Public Health team are working in partnership to improve the health and well-being of local residents, to ensure they are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. In order to achieve this there needs to be a greater emphasis on prevention, early intervention and early help.  

Malvern Hills District Health and Well-being Partnership

In Malvern Hills there are a number of key organisations that work in partnership to improve the health and well-being of residents. These partners are members of the Malvern Hills Health and Well-being Partnership. The Partnership meet on a quarterly basis, if you would like to request copies of previous agendas, minutes and supporting documents please contact: melanie.whistance@malvernhills.gov.uk.

Malvern Hills District Health and Well-being Plan 2016-21

The Malvern Hills Health and Well-being Partnership has developed the Malvern Hills District Health and Well-being Plan 2016-21. The plan outlines the local response to delivering against the Worcestershire health and well-being priorities, and the opportunities for residents to improve their health and well-being.  

Malvern Hills District Health and Well-being Plan

Progress summary

This progress summary provides an update on the partnership’s annual achievements whilst supporting the delivery of the previous Malvern Hills District Health and Well-being Plan 2016-2021. 

Malvern Hills Health and Well-being Progress Summary 16-17

Older People's Showcase

The Showcase of Services for Older People event will be taking place on Tuesday 9 October, 11am-2pm at Malvern Theatres in support of World Mental Health Day. The event will be opened by Andrew Easton, BBC H&W radio presenter, and is an opportunity for older people, their family, friends and carers to find out about services and activities available in the area to help residents age well and live independently in their own homes for longer. Activities include free blood pressure checks, Dementia Friends sessions (11:30am and 1pm), a short memory walk along the Route to the Hills trail (1:30pm from the bandstand), and a Strength and Balance taster session (12:30pm). For more information, call 01684 862417 or email communityservices@malvernhills.gov.uk.

Your Life, Your Choice Worcestershire – a website that works for You

Your life, Your Choice is a new website full of information and advice about how people can stay well and independent – and plan for their long-term future. The website helps people find out about support available in the community, and about all kinds of care services for older people and adults with disabilities. You can search by category, keyword or location – so finding information, products and services could not be easier. Please visit: Your Life your choice. 

Worcestershire Public Health e-newsletter

The e-newsletter, produced by Worcestershire County Council, informs you of what’s happening in public health, both nationally and locally. If you would like to subscribe or include anything in the next edition contact: DTillsley@worcestershire.gov.uk. View the latest edition of the Public Health E-Newsletter

Malvern Hills District Health and Well-being Profile (2015)

The Malvern Hills District Health and Well-being Profile (2015) details the health and well-being of the local population. Its purpose is to inform decision making around health and well-being matters locally and its findings have been incorporated into the Malvern Hills District Health and Well-being Plan 2016-21. Whilst Malvern Hills District overall has good health and well-being outcomes amongst its population the profile details a number of areas of priority. View the full profile here.

Contact details

Melanie Whistance, Malvern Hills Health Improvement Co-ordinator.
Malvern Hills District Council, The Council House, Avenue Road, Malvern, WR14 3AF. Tel: 01684 862283. Email: Melanie.Whistance@malvernhills.gov.uk.

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