Interventions

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 Interventions

  • The Functional Fitness for Long-Term Care (FFLTC) Program

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Health Equity
    • Best Practices
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Health Care Setting
    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical Activity
    • Social Support Networks

    The Functional Fitness for Long Term Care Program was designed to maintain range of motion, improve strength, balance, flexibility, mobility and function of older adults. It is tailored to meet the needs of both high and low mobility residents. Classes …

  • Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT)

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • Individual
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    • Illegal Drugs Icon 3
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Alcohol Abuse Icon 1
    • Healthy child development
    • Home
    • Mental Health Icon 2
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1
    • Tobacco Use Icon 1

    Linking the Interests of Families and Teachers (LIFT) is a universal prevention program for school-aged boys and girls and their parents. The program was designed to prevent the developmental of youth antisocial behaviors by positively influencing interactions within highly influential …

  • Gwich’in Outdoor Classroom Project

    Categories associated with best practice:

    • wtt_ico
    • Children (ages 6-12) icon
    • Canada
    • Elementary School Icon 1
    • Preventing Violence Icon 1

    Gwich’in Outdoor Classroom project is a culture-based crime prevention program in the communities of Fort McPherson and Aklavik, Northwest Territories. The project is designed for Aboriginal children aged 6 to 12, living in remote northern communities. It was designed to …