SHAYPS The Healthy Living Centre was set up in 2004 with the aim: “to improve the Sexual Health of young people living within the Swansea, Neath / Port Talbot and Bridgend areas”
GEOGRAPHY • Each area works to the aims of SHAYPs and also within the Sexual Health Strategy of each NPHT. • Each area has championed innovative and effective approaches to sexual health promotion with young people.
OVERALLACHIEVEMENTS • Over 9000 young people reached in targeted interventions. • Over 1800 training opportunities in best practice and health promotion approaches for professionals working with young people.
SWANSEA SHAYPS • Development of local service information leaflet. • Development of puberty leaflet in conjunction with young people and schools. • Mystery Shopper Evaluation of Local Sexual Health Services. • Training in SRE for PGCE teachers. • Support and Delivery of SRE in local schools and youth clubs.
NEATHPORTTALBOTSHAYPS • Relationship Advice Drop In Service. • Training Peer Activists to support RADS service. • Comparative International Study of SRE in Italy, The Netherlands and Scotland. • School Health Nurse training and lesson planning.
BRIDGENDSHAYPS • Devised schemes of work for SRE • Part funded a Saturday YASH clinic. • Funded and supported 2 College based YASH clinics. • Delivered SRE sessions to a variety of client groups. • Built close alliance with School Health Nurse Team to deliver SRE in schools.
SHAYPS • Unfortunately, the Healthy Living Centre funding was only available until 2007, and despite efforts to prolong its life, we haven’t been awarded extra funding, and the project is closing at the end of the month.
ACTIVITY • As a participative project, we don’t believe in sitting still for too long! • So now we’re going to wake you up and show you a snapshot of the type of work we do with young people….