Final evaluation webinarWebinar chairDr Nori Graham, Age Action Alliance
Final evaluation webinarHouse keeping points- The length of the webinar is up to 1.5 hours- Check that your ‘sound’ is turned up- To note you can use computer speakers instead of a phone- Ask for help using the Q&A box at the bottom of your screen at any time- Remember to use ‘full screen’ mode!
Final evaluation webinar1. Fit as a Fiddle programme background overview2. Findings of the evaluation, impact and learning in relation to physical activity, healthy eating and wellbeing3. Q&A with panelRemember: you can submit your questions at any time duringthe presentations using the Q&A box
Launch of the Age Action Alliance 30 September 2011• www.ageactionalliance.org• National initiative to energize organisations to improve older people’s lives• Free for any organisation to join• Independent partnership of over 260 cross sector organisations• Secretariat support by Age UK and DWP
How will the Alliance work?• Focus on socially excluded and most vulnerable• Commitment to ensuring older people at heart of Alliance• Working in partnership, building on what works, sharing good practice• Unique network: a ‘dating agency’ for practical action
Public Health and Active Lifestyles working groupIdentify one or more initiatives which meet certain agreed criteria:• Meets one or more areas of focus of the Alliance• Tried and tested• Shown to be user friendly and accessed by local people• Ability to scale up programme
Exercise: the cheapest super drugRegular exercise helps to prevent :• Heart disease• High blood pressure• Type 2 Diabetes• Depression• Stroke• Vascular dementia• Loneliness and isolation
Public Health and Active Lifestyles working group5 Ways to Health and Wellbeing*An individual needs to : – connect – take notice – be active – learn – give *New Economics Forum commissioned by Foresight
The Fit as a Fiddle programme• Age UK initiative funded by the Big Lottery fund for 5 years• Run by volunteers who receive training• Supports older people with a series of national programmes promoting: Increased physical activity Healthy eating Mental wellbeing
The Fit as a Fiddle Approach• Fits our theme of 5 Ways to Health and Wellbeing• Meets our criteria• Helps address loneliness and isolation• Improves knowledge of diet, cooking and nutrition and tackle obesity• Enhances general wellbeing• Encourages employers to include programmes• Sustainable
Nicki Smith,Managing Director of Ecorys’Policy & Research teamBernadette Bartlam (PHD),Lecturer at Keele UniversityJulius Sim,Professor of Health careresearch at Keele University
Evaluation of the fit as a fiddle portfolio FinalReport – Key FindingsNicola Smith, EcorysBernadette Bartlam & Julius Sim, University of Keele
Question and answer sessionIn this final session we will answer any questions we havecollated throughout the webinar.We will try and answer all of your questions but if we arenot able to do so we will answer them after the webinar ifwe can, or point you to where in the published evaluationyou can find an answer.
Fit as a Fiddle resourcesThe following resources can be downloaded here on the Fitas a Fiddle web pages or email firstname.lastname@example.org hard copies:•Engaging older disabled people in physical activity•Engaging faith and BME communities in activities forwellbeing•‘How to’ guides
Further details and contactsWebinar presentationThe presentation will be available to view after thewebinar as it is being recorded. We will email the link to alldelegates booked onto the webinar.Final evaluation reportThe final evaluation report will be available as a pdfdocument to download on the Age UK website by midFebruary, we will also email this link.You can find presenter contact details in the evaluationreport pages.
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