Workshop K Healthy FE Programme

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Transcript Workshop K Healthy FE Programme

Healthy FE Programme


• What is it?

• Why do it?

• How will we do it?

• Who is involved?

• When will it be completed?

What is Healthy FE?

• • • A programme focused on addressing the health and wellbeing needs of staff and learners It looks to build on current health and well being related activities through adopting a coordinated approach Partnership with other stakeholders such as the PCT, local authorities and wider stakeholders is required.

What is Health & Wellbeing?

The World Health Organization (WHO) defined health in its broader sense in 1946 as "a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity

Why adopt Healthy FE in to your organisation?

• • • • • • Better levels of attention from learners Focus on multi-disciplinary working Improved staff well being Lower rates of sickness absence Increased levels of motivation Potential financial savings

Comments and questions

• • • • • • Are we funded to do this?

We have no in house specialists to do this work.

What is in it for us?

Is this a legal requirement?

Is it just another “badge” that will disappear, after we have achieved it GFE Colleges can comply easily and they have more resources, we don’t have as much money.

David Lewis approach

We are already doing this so …..

Enhancement of the self assessment process and inform College development plan

How we got started

• • • • • • Read all the materials on the website Initial task group meeting Promoted awareness among students and staff Reviewed provision as part of annual quality cycle Set smart action plan Monitor action plan

Ways to incorporate Health FE

• • • • • • • College awareness – a series of days promoting positive health eg skin care in summer Controls on smoking Healthy Eating Environment Community Involvement Physical activity Staff CPD


Complete one aspect of self review tool

Healthy FE and skills

• • • • • • Website

px?o=hfep Big College Health Check Self Review Tool Impact Measures Tool HFE Recognition Regional Networks