Making Every Contact Count - Resources

The following materials can be ordered by clicking Health promotion and selecting Making Every Contact Count (MECC) from the drop-down topics list. 

Making Every Contact Count Client Record

The MECC client record can be used by healthcare professionals to document the details of the brief intervention (conversation) they undertake with a patient/client.

The record covers brief interventions for four preventable chronic disease risk factors:

  •  tobacco use
  •  alcohol use
  •  physical inactivity
  •  diet

Download the Making Every Contact Count Client Record (PDF, 870 KB, 8 pages)

Making Every Contact Count Client Record - Maternity Services

The Making Every Contact Count Client Record Maternity Services has been developed for healthcare professionals to use as part of the implementation of the Making Every Contact Count programme in Maternity Services.

It is a paper-based version of the MECC client record which is integrated into the Maternal & Newborn Clinical Management System ( MN-CMS) in Maternity Services.

Download Making Every Contact Count Client Record - Maternity Services (PDF, 614 KB, 6 pages)

Making Every Contact Count - Promotional Resources

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) promotional resources, for use in both staff facing areas and on site in Hospital and Community Healthcare settings, are now available to order.

These resources include posters and other items, all available to assist with raising awareness and promoting Making Every Contact Count to the public. 

Making Every Contact Count - Directories of Services 

The following Making Every Contact Count Directories of Services contain information about local services available across different regions across the country.  

MECC – Lifestyle Behaviour Services and Resources Directory DNCC (PDF, 235 KB, 34 pages)

MECC – Directories of Services Laois/Offaly (PDF, 3 MB, 38 pages)

MECC – Directories of Services Westmeath (PDF, 3 MB, 41 pages)

MECC – Directories of Services Louthmeath (PDF, 3 MB, 44 pages)

MECC – Directories of Services Longford (PDF, 2,29 MB, 34 pages)

MECC – Signposting CHO8 Resources at a Glance (PDF, 327 KB, 1 page)