The development of preventative approaches and those which promote independence and wellbeing have gained importance since the implementation of the Care Act 2014.

Prevention and encouraging people to be more proactive about their health and wellbeing is also central to the vision of the NHS Five Year Forward View.

SCIE’s resource aims to inform the case for commissioning prevention services in adult social care through highlighting examples of good practice across England together with recent prevention-related research.

H4All wellbeing service

New practice example about how H4All Wellbeing Service is using the Patient Activation Measure (PAM) tool to proactively identify and support older people to be empowered to self-manage and participate in their own care planning and health and wellbeing.
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