The Community Health Team is a partnership between Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership & Dundee City Council's Community Learning and Development service which provides capacity-building support to local people and practitioners to develop skills and knowledge that will improve physical and mental health and wellbeing in designated communities in the city.
The Community Health Team uses a community development approach to improving health, which means adopting the following principles:
Local people identifying their own health needs and solutions
A social model of health
Reducing health inequalities
Empowerment and building community capacity