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Social Isolation: A community based health promotion intervention



I Introduction – Social Isolation
II Health Effects
III Community Organizing
IV Case Study – Metro Vancouver Alliance
V Discussion
VI Resources
VII References

-- Submitted by Claire Lepine, masters of public health student at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto

I Introduction – Social Isolation

Planning and Integration Specialist, South West Local Health Integration Network


London, Ontario
Deadline August 9, 2012

The South West Local Health Integration Network  (LHIN), is one of 14 local organizations that have been created in Ontario to plan, coordinate and fund local health services, including hospitals, community care access centres (CCACs), long-term care homes, community health centres (CHCs), community support service agencies, and mental health and addictions agencies. The office of the South West LHIN is located in London, Ontario.

Count Me In!


I Introduction

II The Challenge of Defining Inclusion in Canada

III A Participatory Approach to the Challenge

IV The Definition of Inclusion

V The Framework for Inclusion

VI The Social Marketing Campaign

VII The Primer and Worksheets

VIII Next Steps

IX Conclusion

X References

--written by Michael Fay, with research by Betty Burcher, Krissa Fay, and Cathy Turl. Michael Fay is the coordinator of the Ontario Prevention Clearinghouse's inclusion and health project, Count Me In!

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