Presentation on theme: "David Manning Project Manager Partner Event 18 th April 2012."— Presentation transcript:
David Manning Project Manager Partner Event 18 th April 2012
Project background Led by Wychavon Strategic Partnership Ambitious four-year project to provide help to hard pressed communities in parts of the Vale of Evesham Funded through £420,000 from Worcestershire’s first Local Area Agreement reward grant
OVoE project areas 5 geographic locations: Evesham Harvington Broadway Norton Badsey 11 Output Areas 1433 households
OVoE project aims Improve skills and confidence Reduce fuel poverty Improve health & well being
OVoE to date Started with a survey Mix of open and closed questions Selected and trained 18 community interviewers Carried out face to face interviews with residents 33% response rate (470) responses Confirmed the aims of the project
OVoE Survey Some literal responses Heating homes a new boiler/central heating system double glazing Insulation Health and well-being information for cooking on a budget (13%) weight loss or weight management (13%) Skills more affordable opportunities (21%) having better health (15%) Top overall responses better health help with childcare training more money or help with funding.
What have we achieved? General Project established – management and theme groups Approach approved by the Wychavon LSP and Worcestershire partnership Communities engaged Project recognised nationally Investigated new approaches to delivering public sector projects Practical projects delivered
What have we achieved? Health & Wellbeing Survey headlines Lack of physical activity information for cooking on a budget (13%) weight loss or weight management (13%) So far we have Put on physical activity projects Brought health services direct to 600 homes through door knocks Helped towards the creation of a new public open space Put on a series of health MOTs across the OVoE areas New forest school Over 50’s lunch club
What have we achieved? Tackling Fuel Poverty Survey headlines Major issue across the OVoE areas new boiler/central heating system double glazing Insulation So far we have Installed over 130 insulation measures Over 50 home energy audits Offered support direct through door knocks Developed a GP referral project Approved a new boiler / central heating scheme
What have we achieved? Skills and Confidence Survey headlines more affordable opportunities (21%) having better health (15%) help with childcare training more money or help with funding So far we have Helped establish a new social enterprise Run business development workshops Working intensively with 15 unemployed people Put on free college courses in partnership with South Worcestershire College Offering money advice surgeries Developing new Mobile Creche social enterprise
Current focus Over the next 12 months we will be: Developing more nutrition projects Offering one to one financial advice sessions Continue the insulation measures and delivering the boiler / heating project Establishing the Mobile Creche project Customer Journey Mapping
Sustainability OVoE project all about sustaining the outcomes and applying learning Fuel poverty delivery partnership has made a lasting and sustainable impact Health delivery partnership has established programmes that will encourage people to sustain a healthier lifestyle Skills delivery partnership is up-skilling communities to help people through the current financial crisis and improve future outcomes Public Health has provided additional investment to link to Clinical Commissioning Group and roll out learning to other areas of Wychavon
How you can help OVoE progress is thanks to you but… We are not finished yet. Three things for you to do. 1.Think about how your work can help us and vice versa 2.Come up with ideas for projects 3.Get involved with the Customer Journey Mapping project
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