Health Trainers - This Service was de-commissioned in June 2016 < Go back
What they aim to achieve
“Helping you to help yourself.”
The Health Trainers service aims to improve the well-being of local people by encouraging and supporting healthy lifestyle choices, by:
supporting people to make changes they want in their lifestyle to improve their health and well-being
offering practical advice and good connections into services and support that is available locally
What they do
supporting clients to design personal action plans
supporting clients to implement personal action plans
Health can only be maintained and improved if it is part of a person’s way of life.
A person’s health will be improved if they make the healthier choices they want and stick to them.
Support will be most effective if it is practical and offers connections to local services and networks that are easily accessible.
What difference does it make?
50% of clients will have achieved all the goals in their personal action plans
70% of clients will have achieved one or more goals in their personal action plans
Where they operate
Across the City of Salford.
Who is eligible
People aged over 16 years who are resident in or registered with a GP practice in the City of Salford, who want to make changes in their lifestyle to improve their health and well-being, but are struggling to do so.
Who to Contact
Chris Dabbs (Chief Executive) on 0161 743 0088 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Who invests in them
Commissioned by Salford Primary Care Trust and Salford City Council (Chief Executive’s)
“I feel as though my life has turned the corner.” (client)