Joy exists to add 10 years to life expectancy by addressing the social determinants of health. We know people don’t live in hospitals; they live in communities. In fact, your postcode can have more impact on your health than your genetic code.
Some key statistics
of health outcomes are driven by socio-economic factors
GP appointments are for non-clinical reasons
of people referred to Adult Social Care are signposted to a local community service
Technology is at its best when it facilitates – not replaces – meaningful human connection.
People often have multiple needs that require holistic support from different agencies across the community.
By measuring the health benefits from social interventions we can unlock more funding for community organisations .
Digital systems need to be centred around people and their lives.