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Shared decision making interventions for people with mental health conditions

Duncan, E., Best, C. and Hagen, S. Review of interventions for people with mental illness on decision making regarding psychiatric medications, rehabilitation, and general medical care The objectives of the intervention are: To assess the effects of provi ...

Smoking bans for reducing smoking prevalence and tobacco consumption

Callinan, J. E., Clarke, A., Doherty, K. and Kelleher, C. Review to evaluate the effectiveness of smoking bans on smoking behaviour and exposure to secondhand smoke at the macro, meso and micro levels and on whether the imposition of a smoking ban or rest ...

Tailored interventions to overcome identified barriers to change: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes

Cheater, F., Baker, R.,Gillies, C., Hearnshaw, H., Flottorp, S., Robertson, N., Shaw, E. J. and Oxman, A. D. Review of whether strategies tailored to overcome barriers to changing health care professional behaviour are effective Strategies to implement ch ...

The effectiveness of volunteer tutoring programs for Elementary and Middle School Students: A Meta-Analysis

Ritter, G., Denny, G., Albin, G., Barnett, J. and Blankenship, V. Review of evaluations to assess the effectiveness of volunteer tutoring programmes. This meta-analysis assesses the effectiveness of volunteer tutoring programs for improving the academic s ...

What do older people with high support needs want and value from life? Involving older people in shaping 'A Better Life'

JRF has recently embarked on a major new programme: 'A Better Life', the central question of which is: "How can we ensure a better life and better choices for older people who need high levels of support?" We now want to commission a p ...

Supporting the health of the over 50s

10.14655/6755-4454 Community Development Health Network Project on the eating habits and behaviours of people over fifty To address diet and lifestyle issues and improve the health of the over 50s in Gilford. Outcome: Health related issues for example hea ...

New HPSS Clinical Excellence Awards Scheme (PDF 42 KB)

New HPSS Clinical Excellence Awards Scheme 10.14655/799178-800657 Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health service New HPSS Clinical Excellence Awards Scheme Interventions /sites/default/files/documents/10.14655-799178-800657.pdf © D ...

Alcohol MOT part one

The Alcohol MOT is designed to support those working in primary care to carry out alcohol brief interventions. There is extensive evidence to show that primary care-based brief interventions are very effective at reducing drinking at both hazardous and ha ...

Alcohol MOT part two

The Alcohol MOT is designed to support those working in primary care to carry out alcohol brief interventions. There is extensive evidence to show that primary care-based brief interventions are very effective at reducing drinking at both hazardous and ha ...

Your activity record book (English and Irish)

Format: Target group: School children Description: Enables school children to record their activity levels as part of the Get a Life Get Active scheme Additional information:   10.14655/11971-12347 Public Health Agency Physical activity, Exercise The reco ...

A future full of hope: Crosscare annual report 2003.

10.14655/6841-4345 Crosscare Poverty, Marginalisation, Social exclusion Crosscare (formerly known as the Catholic Social Service Conference CSSC) have been responding to the needs of people on the margins of society since 1941. Currently they employ close ...

Daisy Roots Garden Project

In the summer of 2009 a local Menâ?Ts group that met in St Helenaâ?Ts thought that it might be a good idea to sow a wild garden on the site.  Then came the raised beds â?" 2 were placed in the garden area opposite the front door of the house and as ...

Elder Care Meals on Wheels

Elder Care Meals on Wheels provides a nutritious meal to older members of the community. Local Development Companies, The Local Authority, FAS Initiative Type Meals on Wheels Location Tipperary Target Groups Older people Funding Local Development Companie ...

Garden to Plate

North Tipperary Food Partnership aims to improve access to healthy food and build community and skills through food growing initiatives. `The Garden to Plate` project was set up as part of Nenagh Community Allotments, a voluntary group who lease a site pr ...

Cloughmills Incredible Edibles Project

Cloughmills Incredible Edibles Project aims to reconnect people with each other, their community and the natural world by developing a sustainable, fair and healthy food system in Cloughmills. They aim to teach people where food comes from, appreciate sea ...

Ballina Eat Wise Project

The Mayo North East Ballina Eat Wise project will proactively engage with disadvantaged communities, including migrant and Traveller groups, in Ballina to encourage and support people to make informed decisions regarding their diet and that of their famil ...

Ballybeg Family Growing Project

Ballybeg Family Growing Project aims to engage families living in the Ballybeg estate to raise their awareness and knowledge of healthy eating by providing a practical skills-based education programme of growing and cooking, taking a developmental approac ...

Food Focus

Food Focus is a Community Food Project that promotes healthy eating through a variety of co-ordinated, strategic food activities, which offers people a way to engage in a positive approach to food. Funding: safefood, NICHE, HAZ of the HSE Contact: Elaine ...

Healthy Eating Education Programme

This Programme provides healthy nutritious food for residents and ex-residents of the East Belfast Missions homeless shelter. It also provides health and diet sessions and cookery demonstrations on how to plan and prepare healthy food on a low budget. Inf ...

New Horizons

New Horizons includes strong elements of and modules on horticulture, nutrition and cookery skills. The project is based in an outdoor pursuits centre in Drumshanbo Co. Leitrim and the participants are young people who have left school early or who are at ...