Health, care, planning, leisure and other 3rd / public sector professionals are invited to join us for the launch of Movement for Change, 12:30, 22 Sept.
Elizabeth DugganMD, Active Surrey
Introduction: about Movement for Change
Cate Newnes-SmithCEO, Surrey Youth Focus
Creating the foundations for an active lifestyleManaging young people's wellbeing and the role of physical activity
Marie Snelling Exec Director of Customer & CommunitiesSurrey County Council
Tackling inequalities through stronger, more resilient communitiesThe importance of creating healthy, active communities and why this is a priority across Surrey
Katie Stewart, Exec Director of Environment, Transport & InfrastructureSurrey Council Council
Creating active environmentsThe long term vision for a greener county with active lifestyles at the heart of future transport and infrastructure planning
Clare Burgess, CEOSurrey Coalition for Disabled People
Building a stronger link between physical activity and healthPanel discussion including GP Dr Gillian Orrow, Director, Growing Health Together; & Bethany Wood, Social Prescribing Link Worker: the opportunities for health professionals
Creating a Movement for ChangeHow all of us can work to create a positive change for residents using a whole system approach
The Physical Activity Strategy ‘Movement for Change’ (or click for the plain text version) is a high level plan that supports Surrey's Health & Wellbeing strategy . It encourages a new way of working to help everyone adopt a more active lifestyle, with a particular focus on those who need it most.
The strategy offers a blueprint which can be used to underpin the day to day programmes and actions that will make a difference to people's lives. It's been coproduced with residents, volunteers, community groups and professional across Surrey.
With your help, we can create a #MovementForChange in Surrey. Register now for the launch event for professionals on 22 Sept.
By 2030 the Surrey Health & Wellbeing Strategy - of which Movement for Change forms a part - will help to deliver the Community Vision for Surrey by:
We know that being active is one of the single most effective and sustainable ways to achieve the Vision for Surrey. From better mental and physical health to social cohesion and a greener future, movement benefits us from the day we are born to old age.