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Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council, GB tackles inequities with Wellbeing Weight Management Project

Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council, GB Wellbeing Weight

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Borough officials identified significantly higher rates of obesity in low-income neighborhoods than the national average. A six-week program with One Wirral offered lessons on nutrition in a classroom setting. Participants chose daily guided activities aimed at building confidence and encouraging behavioral change. The Wellbeing Weight Management Project offered one-on-one support for reduced participant anxiety about lifestyle changes.

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Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council, GB

Metropolitan council in England

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United Kingdom

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Wirral weight management programme wins national award | Wirral View

A project to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Wirral has scooped a prestigious national award.

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Wirral weight management programme in line for national award | Wirral View

Wirral Council has been shortlisted in the 'Best Health and Wellbeing Initiative (including Social Care)’ category at the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) Service Awards 2023.

Project Succeeded

Eighty-four percent of participants achieved improvements in mental health based on the Short Warwick and Edinburgh Mental Wellbeing Scale.

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