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- Douglas Westwater, Community Enterprise; CHEX
This research addresses the characteristics of organisations operating with community development approaches to health improvement and highlights the strengths, tensions and challenges in seeking to develop as a social enterprise. The Research draws on the experience and learning from a number of mature social enterprises across Scotland and in particular in the Aberdeen area. The findings demonstrate that social enterprise can have an integral role in helping community-led health initiatives become more sustainable. Significantly, the research also shows the social enterprise model can improve health for individuals and the wider community.
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