Tom is a 59 year old Chinese male and lives alone in a large property. He took early retirement several years ago from the local council and he is feeling increasingly isolated and lonely, since his wife died last year. He smokes and finds it difficult to cook for himself; he has takeaway meals most days.
On the above case study,draw on the:
• key public health concepts • some relevant sociological theories/ concepts • recent policy initiatives and responses • strategies that encourage health promoting behaviour • risks associated with lifestyle choices