Free training for all frontline staff
Making Every Contact Count (MECC) & Motivational Interviewing
Find out how to use your opportunities to interact with local people to:
Raise the issue of healthy lifestyles
Promote benefits of healthy living
Signpost to further support
INCREASING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Main issues discussed include: Alcohol, Healthy Eating, Healthy Weight, Physical Activity, Smoking Cessation and Mental Health.
These behaviours are most closely linked to the development of long term conditions and/or contribute to the life expectancy gap in Haringey.
Overview and understanding of what MECC is
Awareness of the benefits of MECC
Understanding of the underpinning principles of MECC and it’s impact in Haringey
Knowledge of the options and models of training
Awareness of basic health components of MECC, including messages on smoking, healthy eating, physical activity, alcohol consumption and mental health awareness
Ability to identify points of resident contact when and where to provide with health information, advice and guidance