Synopses & Reviews
Charting the history and evolution of the public health agenda, this insightful reader argues the place of wellbeing in local and national strategy. With contributions from academics and practitioners in the public, private sectors, it explores current thinking and policy within a range of settings, such as the NHS, the workplace and the community.
About the Author
PAUL WALKER Lecturer in the Division of Integrated Health and Social Care, Department of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, UK.
MARIE JOHN Senior Lecturer in the Division of Integrated Health and Social Care, Department of Care Sciences, University of Glamorgan, UK.
Table of Contents
On Public Health and Wellbeing; P.Walker
Wellbeing Meaning, Definition, Measurement and Application; P.Walker
Wellbeing: A Guiding Concept for Health Policy?; M.Longley
Wellbeing and Spatial Planning; A.Joyner
Wellbeing and Children and Young People; S.Lloyd-Jones & D.Holtom
Wellbeing and Older People; M.John
Wellbeing and Work; G.Pates
Wellbeing and Community Action; D.Thomas
Partnership Working - the Lynchpin of Wellbeing; M.Ponton & M.John
Drugs Policy - a Case Study for Applying the Wellbeing Framework; R.Pates
A Greatest Wellbeing Principle - its Time Has Come; P.Walker & M.Longley