Well Being Leaflet 2016 by Marshalls

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well-being in the public realm

what is well-being for the 2008 uk government foresight project nef conducted a review of mental capital and wellbeing and produced an evidence based definition of well-being as model of well-being ‘ a dynamic state in which the individual is able to develop their potential work productively and creatively build strong and positive relationships with others and contribute to their community.’ the model opposite captures the interconnected nature around the concept of well-being the key thing to understand is that well-being is not just the top circle but the ‘dynamic’ interplay between all four within this model the different domains work home life and living environment of an individual’s life constitute external conditions which together provide a variety of challenges and opportunities an individual’s enabling conditions it is here that marshalls plc and its products can see their greatest impact on well-being by helping to shape these

why is it important everyone likes to feel good however evidence is mounting that psychological well-being is more than just a ‘nice to have’ it can bring real and lasting benefits for a start well-being is associated with various positive health outcomes incidence of positive mood has been shown to predict working days lost through illness five years later likelihood of stroke six years later and cardio-vascular disease ten years later in one famous study which took place over the course of half a century the level of happiness expressed in short autobiographical stories written by a group of nuns in their 20’s was associated with significantly decreased risk of mortality in their 80s and 90s a recent review of literature concludes that psychological well-being in healthy populations is an extremely strong predictor of longevity with an effect size comparable to that associated with smoking in short happiness is good for your health but the benefits do not stop

well-being and the built environment as presented in the social space impact map contained within this leaflet the features and activities of the built environment can impact upon people’s well-being through the outputs and outcomes they create some of the outcomes presented in the impact map come directly from research on the built environment while others have the potential for further research 1 increased feeling of safety feeling safe and secure in a social public space can play a large role in an individual’s ability to function and feel good in that locality 2 increased feelings of ownership and belonging individuals who feel they can go and enjoy their local social spaces will find a greater sense of trust and ownership with a location having a sense of ownership encourages a stronger sense of belonging and helps to create a sense of place 3 greater awareness and appreciation of surroundings well cared for and thoughtfully designed spaces help to foster an

social space impact map stakeholders beneficiaries public space users – local residents visitors shoppers features activities provision of street lighting provision of high quality paving materials and design of layout outputs • reduction in the incidence of crime • reduction in anti-social behaviour • increased social interaction • better flows of traffic bicycles and people • reduction in number of physical injuries • increased appreciation and awareness of surroundings provision of cycle lane layout and materials • increased clarity between pedestrian cycling and traffic spaces • reduction in number of physical injuries provision location and design of street furniture • railings • benches • bins • green planting e.g flower beds • tree grills involvement in design process • increased ease of passage for users e.g railings • increased social interaction benches • cleaner

outcomes well-being impact 1 increased feelings of safety • feeling a reduction in negative feelings such as fear and frustration increase our ability to function 2 increased feelings of ownership and belonging 3 greater awareness and appreciation of surroundings 4 more walking/cycling 5 reduced social isolation for e.g older people who are house bound as a result of injuries 6 increased autonomy 7 reduced frustration/stress 8 increased feeling of control over local decision making • connect encouragement of social interaction strengthens social well-being through higher levels of trust and belonging and creating supportive relationships • take notice encouraging people to take notice of their surroundings increases mindfulness • be active encouraging both cycling or walking improves our ability to

business case the social space impact map suggests stakeholders may experience a number of different outcomes by utilising public spaces containing marshalls’ products these outcomes map onto a number of indicators identified both in the uk local government national indicator ni and uk sustainable development indicator sdi sets these indicator sets suggest a policy trend towards statutory guidelines that may in the future affect marshalls’ work i indicators stronger and safer communities indicator outcome through social space ni 2 of people who feel that they belong to their neighbourhood • increased feelings of ownership and belonging • greater awareness and appreciation of surroundings • reduced social isolation ni 5 overall/general satisfaction with local area • increased feelings of safety • increased feelings of ownership and belonging • greater awareness and appreciation of surroundings ni 17 perceptions of anti-social behaviour

marshalls’ products can help local authorities strive to build stronger and safer communities by increasing the percentage of people who feel that they belong to their neighbourhood increasing overall/general satisfaction with local area and decreasing perceptions of anti-social behaviour ii indicators adult health well-being indicator outcome through social space ni 119 self reported measure of people’s health and well-being • increased autonomy • greater awareness and appreciation of surroundings ni 138 satisfaction of people over 65 with both home and neighbourhood • reduced social isolation • increased autonomy marshalls’ products can help local authorities to promote adult health and well-being by increasing self reported measures of health and well-being and satisfaction of people over 65 with both home and neighbourhood these efforts will impact well-being by increasing autonomy reducing social isolation and increasing greater

history of nef nef the new economics foundation was founded in 1986 as an independent think-and-do tank nef inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being it aims to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic environment and social issues nef’s well-being programme was founded in 2001 to answer the question what would policy look like if well-being was its aim since then through publications such as our well-being manifesto for a flourishing society national accounts of wellbeing and the award-winning happy planet index nef has become recognized as a thought leader in the application of well-being research to policy and practice marshalls and nef have worked together to look at the application of well-being in the public

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