Incorporating evaluation within programmes from the outset will help to evaluate what benefits they introduce and how effective they are. This is particularly important for new methods, although will also help to continually evaluate more established tools.
Monitoring can take a number of different forms, any may include reviewing individual measures; organisational measures of staff engagement and motivation; the use of return on investment (ROI) tools; and review of qualitative and or quantitative data.
There are a number of tools to assist you:
Making Every Contact Count (MECC): Evaluation Framework
Evaluation of Weight Management, Physical Activity and Dietary Interventions: An Introductory Guide
Evaluation of the Gosport Borough Council Making Every Contact Count Pilot
Wessex Making Every Contact Count (MECC)Pilot Evaluation executive summary
NICE Return on Investment (RoI) Tools
Article on MECC Evaluation 2013
Article in the Lancet
Screening and brief intervention for obesity in primary care