Wellbeing is about people. This is why one of the first projects at the Centre is speaking with people across the UK about wellbeing.
What the UK people say is key to their wellbeing
- feeling safe, financially comfortable, having good physical and mental health, good food, job, housing, access to natural environment and transport
- feeling loved, respected and appreciated, belonging, having positive connections, time alone, appreciation of difference and feeling part of something bigger
- feeling fulfilled, a sense of achievement, inspiration, feeling valued, fun, learning, opportunities, control, agency and choice
- Cross Cutting Themes Public Dialogue
- Community Public Dialogue
- Culture and Sport Public Dialogue
- Work and Learning Public Dialogue
- Community Technical Appendix
- Culture and Sport Technical Appendix
- Work and Learning Technical Appendix
Public dialogues were held in 6 areas of the UK, including England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The dialogues brought members of the public and policy-makers together to discuss wellbeing in three areas of our lives:
- Work, adult learning and wellbeing
- Community wellbeing
- Participation in cultural and sports activities and wellbeing
By bringing people and policy-makers together, we hope to inspire new ideas for supporting and improving wellbeing. The findings will also be used to inform the work of the What Works Centre for Wellbeing.
We had an advisory group for the project to make sure that what we do is useful, valid and workable. We posted the minutes of the group so you can see who they are and what they said.
Meeting 1 28th April Initial Meeting
Meeting 2. 1st July with headline findings from first culture & sport and community wellbeing dialogues
Meeting 3. 17th September minutes including headline findings from work, learning & wellbeing dialogues
- previous public dialgoues on wellbeing
- announcement of the wellbeing public dialogue project with Sciencewise