Summary of the Place Plan

Our vision

To reduce inequality, increase years of healthy life and promote improved mental and physical health and wellbeing for everyone in Cheshire West.

Our values

  • Shared accountability
  • Promoting engagement and involvement
  • Mental health and wellbeing is valued equally with physical health
  • We are inclusive and value diversity
  • Honest and open to feedback
  • Evidence-based

Our priorities

  • Addressing climate change
  • Reducing inequalities
  • Improving public mental health and wellbeing
  • Promoting wellbeing and self-care
  • Prevention and early detection
  • Integrating our health and care services
  • Making it easier to navigate health, social care, and community-based services
  • Anticipating the future needs of our population
  • Keeping people safe
  • Ensuring we make the best use of our people and financial resources – spending the 'Cheshire pound' wisely and well, whilst improving service quality

Key areas for action

  • Addressing the climate emergency
  • Reducing inequalities
  • Healthy lifestyles and preventing ill-health
  • Best start in life
  • Education and learning
  • Housing
  • Employment
  • Creating an age-friendly place
  • Preventing social isolation and loneliness
  • Health and care services