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

  • Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health (REACH) II

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Individual
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Home
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    Resources for Enhancing Alzheimer’s Caregiver Health II (REACH II) is a multicomponent psychosocial and behavioural training intervention for caregivers (21 years and older) of patients with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia. The intervention is designed to reduce caregiver burden and depression, …

  • The Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum

    Categories associated with best practice:

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    • Health Services
    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Seniors (ages 65+) icon
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • Education and literacy
    • Health Care Setting
    • Injury Prevention
    • Personal health practices and coping skills
    • Physical environment
    • Recreation/ Fitness/ Sport Facilities
    • Social environments
    • Social Relationships That Respect Diversity
    • Social Support Networks
    • Workplace

    The Canadian Falls Prevention Curriculum provides evidence-based training for clinicians and community leaders using a public health approach to fall prevention that includes instruction on how to define the problem, assess the risk, examine best practices, implement the program, and …

  • Ka’nisténhsera

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    • Individual
    • Organization
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    • Young Adult (ages 19-24) icon
    • Adult (ages 25-64) icon
    • Canada
    • Community/ Neighbourhood
    • English
    • Health Care Setting
    • Healthy child development
    • Maternal and Infant Health
    • Personal health practices and coping skills

    The Ka’nisténhsera Teiakotíhsnie’s program is a culturally based support initiative founded on community strengths that has successfully improved the rates of breastfeeding in this population. Program. It has been operating in the First Nations community of Kahnesatake community since 1995. …