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Health Challenge Wales Toolkit

The Health Challenge Wales Tool Kit is a compendium of interventions that aim to promote health and tackle health inequalities.

English Language Version | Fersiwn Cymraeg 

Initiatives

Reducing Environmental Tobacco Smoke
Builds on existing knowledge and activity to reduce ETS in the tourist industry

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Smoking
  • Pilot Authority: City & County of Swansea
  • Contact officer: Lynette Pothecary Tel : 01792 635600

Healthy Snacks
Promotes healthy snacks and drinks in pre-schools and nurseries

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Obesity
  • Pilot Authority: Caerphilly CBC
  • Contact officer: Gayle Davis Tel: 01495 235401

Breast Feeding Register
Encourages breastfeeding by promoting breastfeeding friendly premises

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Obesity
  • Pilot Authority: Conwy CBC
  • Contact officer: Eleri Edwards Tel : 01492 575215

Stairway to Health
Encourages stair use rather than lifts to promote exercise

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Obesity
  • Pilot Authority: Wrexham CBC
  • Contact officer: Alison Watkin Tel : 01978 297029

Healthy Lunch Boxes
Promotes inclusion of healthy rather than unhealthy food choices in lunch boxes

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Obesity
  • Pilot Authority: Caerphilly CBC
  • Contact officer: Gayle Davis Tel: 01495 235401

Slipper Exchange
Addresses the causes of trips and falls in the elderly

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Accidents and injuries
  • Pilot Authority: Anglesey CC
  • Contact officer: Huw Thomas Tel : 01248 752823

Home Safety Scheme
Addresses the causes of trips and falls in the elderly in their homes

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Accidents and Injuries
  • Pilot Authority: Ceredigion CC
  • Contact officer: Gaynor Toft Tel : 01545 574128

Private Pool Safety
Raises awareness of potential for accidents in privately operated swimming pools

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Accidents & Injuries
  • Pilot Authority: Vale of Glamorgan CBC
  • Contact officer: Siôn Lingard Tel : 01446

Drink Spiking
Prevents the spiking of drinks in pubs and clubs

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and other substance misuse
  • Pilot Authority: Pembrokeshire CC
  • Contact officer: Sarah Oliver Tel: 01437 775473

Alcohol Information Card
Promotes safe use of alcohol and gives supplementary health or safety information

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Alcohol and other substance misuse
  • Pilot Authority: Carmarthenshire CC
  • Contact officer: Philip Davies Tel:  01267 228706

Sexual Health Information book
Provides information on STIs and safe sex practices, STI clinics and contraception

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Infections - STDs
  • Pilot Authority: Caerphilly CBC
  • Contact officer: Gayle Davis Tel: 01495 235401

Giardia Awareness Card
Provides information to homosexual men about Giardiasis

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Infections - STDs
  • Pilot Authority: Cardiff CC
  • Contact officer: Ian Sullivan Tel : 029 2087 1657

Safe as Houses
Reduces fear of crime for elderly residents living in their own properties.

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Mental Health & Well Being
  • Pilot Authority: Ceredigion CC
  • Contact officer: Gaynor Toft Tel : 01545 574128

Luncheon Clubs | Information and Guidance Pack
Provides information and guidance for the setting up of lunch clubs for the elderly

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Mental Health & Well Being
  • Pilot Authority: Caerphilly CBC
  • Contact officer: Gayle Davis Tel: 01495 235401

Beat the Burn – Nursery children
Reducing the risk of sun burn and later skin cancer in nursery and pre-school children

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Other preventable disease
  • Pilot Authority: Anglesey CC
  • Contact officer: Luned Gwyn Parry Tel : 01248 752837

Cab Safe
Scheme to raise awareness of the risks of using unlicensed minicabs

  • Link to HCW Key Theme: Reducing risk to personal safety and security
  • Pilot Authority: Monmouthshire CC
  • Contact officer: Samantha Winn Tel: 01633 644221

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