Understanding ground‐up community development from a practice perspective

Lifestyle Medicine

Cormac Russell, First published: 02 September 2022

As the Strathcarron Hospice case study reminds us, one of the critical reasons that human beings gather in groups is because we suffer and die and there is no cure for that, only the solace of community. Indeed, the solace and power of community are vital across the life course, as predeterminants of our individual and collective health and well-being, they must be pursued intentionally, and ground-up Community Development is one of the most purposeful and underestimated ways to do so.

This weighty article and case study is worth a full read for everyone involved with care homes at…

Wiley Online Library Source: Understanding ground‐up community development from a practice perspective – Russell – Lifestyle Medicine – Wiley Online Library

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