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Health Promotion

South West Healthcare is committed to providing outstanding healthcare in partnership with our regional community. This includes the provision of a comprehensive range of high quality health and wellbeing services including promoting health and preventing ill-health.

How to access this service

If you would like to know more about the South West Healthcare – Health Promotion Team, or any of the projects, please email healthpromotion@swh.net.au

Health Professionals

We work together to create healthy communities where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. We help to make the healthy choice the easy choice in the places people live, work, learn and play. We believe partnership and collaboration is the key to effecting genuine change.

We collaborate with our key partners across Warrnambool City Council, Corangamite Shire and Moyne Shire to improve the reach and outcomes of our work. The Health Promotion Team works with a range of key partners and stakeholders including:

  • Early childhood services
  • Schools
  • Workplaces
  • Sport and recreation centres
  • Health services
  • Universities and TAFEs
  • Local and state government (including Primary Care Partnerships)
  • Local community organisations
  • Other South West Healthcare employees and departments

 

What is Health Promotion?

Health Promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behaviour towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions (The World Health Organisation, 2015).

Health Promotion Snapshots

 

Page last updated: 4 January 2021

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