Viewing health from the perspective of social justice and human rights being both person centred and socially inclusive.
Helping people situate health in its social context and empowering them.
Defining ‘Primary’ as meaning where we start thinking in the first instance, irrespective of whether it is in primary, secondary or tertiary care setting.
Educating people to engage critically with the process of empowering people towards a socially inclusive strengths perspective across health and social care.
Being committed to inter-professional learning and working.
Adopting a strengths perspective rather than helping people with problems and deficits incorporating empowerment through user involvement, expert patients and direct payments and community empowerment.
Focussing on well-being. This means both preventive (keeping people well) and long terms conditions maintained to keep people in their own home. It is a combination of public health promotion and prevention.
Providing an interactive learning environment that enables students to reach their potential.