||Wednesday, September 9, 2009
Goods and Services Information
(1) - Identify and address healthy lifestyle interventions to prevent illness associated with a sedentary lifestyle.
(2) - Manuals specific to the Optimal Healthy Lifestyle Services, banners, fridge magnets, writing pens with neck ropes, travel mugs and pads of paper.
(3) - Electronic publications, namely, on-line books, workbooks, magazines, newsletters, bulletins, brochures, pamphlets, reports and manuals.
(4) - Develop health promotion/wellness resources for participants. These programs provided through workshops, presentations, learning packages and one-on-one training/teaching.
(5) - Men's and women's wearing apparel, namely, shirts, t-shirts, jerseys, polo shirts, tank tops, jackets, sweaters, sweat shirts, sweatpants, coats and vests; headwear, namely, hats, caps and toques.
(6) - Services/programs will be delivered in group sessions or one-on-one in their homes.
(7) - Staff, specialists and volunteers will facilitate education and learning of optimal healthy lifestyle services through health promotion sessions and workshops. Clinics for health and wellness lifestyle services will be provided by physicians, psychiatrist, registered nurses, dietitians, social workers, other health/financial/ legal/pastoral professionals and volunteers trained in these services. Clinics facilitated and provided will be healthy eating clinics, healthy you weight management clinics, smoking cessation clinics, stress management clinics, healthy aging clinics, healthy options clinics for youth (including a 'Healthy You' program to be provided at the schools), heart healthy living clinics, lifestyle management clinics, exercise services/clinics geared to specific age groups (youth to seniors).
(8) - Promotional items, namely, souvenir items, caps, key chains, flags, banners, balloons, buttons, greeting cards, note cards, pencils, pens and coffee mugs; Magnets, namely fridge magnets; Bottles, namely, water.
(9) - Staff will do research and analysis to identify current optimal healthy lifestyle services required by specific communities and specific ages. The Health Promotion services will be geared to the specific clientele.
(10) - Staff will develop evaluation tools in order to evaluate/assess the outcomes of these services.
(11) - Participants will be provided with a pre and post assessment in order to measure success of the service, i.e. healthy lifestyle eating/nutrition - base measurements, through equipment, that assesses body composition - how much fat/muscle/water.
(12) - Develop and disseminate Best Practice Models for the Optimal Healthy Lifestyle Services. These models will be developed in partnership with the local public health unit, Family Health Teams and the Diabetes Education registered nurse and dietitian.