LiveWell Dorset uses evidence-based behavioural science to support people to make and sustain changes in their health behaviours.
Most people just need a little bit of help, a brief intervention or a nudge in the right direction. For those that need a little more help, LiveWell Dorset provides personalised, one-to-one telephone coaching.
Our Coaches are specialists in behaviour change. Using a combination of coaching skills and the COM-B model of behaviour change, they work with individuals to understand the barriers to healthy lifestyle change and help them to overcome these barriers. Our use of COM-B has been evaluated and validated by Newcastle University.
Our Coaching includes:
Yes. The service has served over 25,000 people over the past four years. Most people use the service after a recommendation from their GP. The service has been successful in supporting sustained behaviour change:
59% Successfully reduced their weight
69% Became more physically active
48% Stopped smoking
75% Reduced their alcohol intake
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