Asset model approach

A glass half-full: how an asset approach can improve community health and well-being Explains the asset-based approach and describes how this can help tackle health inequalities. Read this for advice on asset-mapping as well as other techniques to support an asset-based approach – such as appreciative inquiry, participatory appraisal and open space technology. It is very strong on practical examples and case studies. https://www.local.gov.uk/asset-approach-community-wellbeing-glass-half-full   We are collating the information for this section – coming […]

Asset Based Community Development (ABCD)

Check out the method/tool factsheet within this report A glass half-full: how an asset approach can improve community health and well-being https://www.local.gov.uk/asset-approach-community-wellbeing-glass-half-full     4 Essential Elements of ABCD Process The primary goal of an Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) process is to enhance collective citizen visioning and production through a process that combines four essential elements: 1. Resources 2. Methods 3. Functions 4. Evaluation This paper discusses each of these elements in detail in an effort to […]

Communities Together Project

The Communities Together: Fishguard and Goodwick project was funded by the Big Lottery and run by Alcohol Concern Cymru from January 2014 – March 2017. The aim was to promote a healthy relationship with alcohol for individuals and for the community as a whole. Fishguard and Goodwick were selected because they represent a typical Welsh community, not because they have any particular alcohol-related problems. Participation Cymru were appointed external evaluators at the outset and the […]