Best Practices

The Best Practices Section of the Portal is a searchable list of chronic disease prevention and health promotion interventions which provides program planners and public health practitioners with easy and immediate access to successful public health programs, interventions and policies that have been evaluated and have the potential to be adapted and used.

Featured Best Practices

  • Recommend an Intervention

    Categories associated with best practice:

    We know there are many excellent best practice interventions that could be included in the Best Practices database. To help you determine if your intervention should be submitted for a full review, please consult the things to consider document and …

  • SNAP® Under 12 Outreach Project (SNAP® ORP)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Asset development
    • Behaviour change
    • Canada
    • Children (age 6-12)
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Elementary School
    • Health Care Setting
    • Healthy child development
    • Preventing Violence

    SNAP® ORP is a family-focused program designed specifically for boys between 6 – 11 years of age who are clinically assessed as engaging in above average levels of aggressive, destructive, and/or antisocial behaviour. The program falls under the SNAP® (STOP …

  • Prince Edward Island Long-Term Care Facilities Dental Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Canada
    • Health Care Setting
    • Health Services
    • Oral Health
    • Oral Health
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Policy
    • Screening (e.g., cancer screening, hypertension screening, etc.)
    • Seniors (age 70+)

    In Prince Edward Island, all seniors who are living in a long-term care facility and are at level 4 or 5 of care (high level) receive an annual dental screening, followed up with simple preventive services and, if necessary, a …