Making Every Contact Count is an approach to practice which aims to utilise the numerous conversations and contacts that the social care workforce have with citizens in Coventry City every day. Social care practitioners will encourage, assist and guide people to make healthier lifestyle choices with the view to motivate and help people achieve long term behaviour change:
Examples of these types of conversations could include:
Did you know:
Making Every Contact Count is driven by the Adult Social Care movement to work towards a strengths based framework. By using practice tools such as motivational interviewing to facilitate “change talks” and further knowledge of the community services available. The citizens of Coventry in contact with Adult Social Care will be guided and supported to maintain their independence, autonomy and over all wellbeing.
To start this change process, look at the different services for the specific lifestyle behaviour you wish to improve.
Download our MECC Toolkit.