The ‘Me, Myself & I’ concept has been created by Staffordshire County Council and is being converted into an app which puts the individual in control of identifying their health and social care needs through innovative game play. The app acts as an independent self-assessment tool and can be used by patients, healthcare professionals and support workers. The individual plays a card game which takes a holistic approach... more »
iphone app which uses established formulae to show people how their blood alcohol level will rise and fall after a drink, it also shows the astonishing increase in the risks of having an accident while driving with various alcohol levels.
Film for patients with a Horizon-style documentary all about high blood pressure, cholesterol, and how to avoid heart attacks and strokes. Made with leading experts to empower patients to be partners in their own care. The DVD has been shown to be effective in helping patients reduce their risk, and worked very well for NHS Warwickshire when given out by pharmacies...This could be adapted into an interactive app, with... more »
The Ap would ask similar questions to those involved in a Health Trainer assessment e.g. smoking behaviour, physical activity, alcohol consumption, height/ weight/ BMI, mental wellbeing. It would then provide feedback to the user and support them to identify areas in which they want to consider behaviour change. It would then ask the user about their confidence and motivation to make this change and support ways in... more »
The Health Profiler is an application that tackles the needs of Public Health Analysts and researchers working in Primary Care Trusts. It allows to investigate the social determinants of health using a mixture of epidimiology and spatial analysis techniques. Prevention and screening of certain health condition can be helped by the anaylsis of particular socio economic conditions or lifestyles. It has been widely proved... more »