Presentation on theme: "Story County Quality of Life Alliance Meeting Feb 26, 2013 March 26, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Story County Quality of Life Alliance Meeting Feb 26, 2013 March 26, 2013
Agenda Welcome - Eileen Mullan Review - Eileen Mullan ◦ SCQLC Mission ◦ History of Health Improvement Plan Goals ◦ County Health Rankings (www.countyhealthrankings.org/iowa )www.countyhealthrankings.org/iowa Group Exercise – Ron Smith Website – Greg Welk Wrap – up
OVERVIEW AND VISION Story County Quality of Life Alliance “Building on the collective power of community initiatives to improve the quality of life for the people of Story County”
PURPOSE Alliance will serve as communication point for various groups and coalitions in Story County ◦ Share information ◦ Share ideas ◦ Share resources Alliance will focus on addressing health and human service needs in Story County Alliance will combine efforts and collaborate on community health grants Alliance will take systematic aim at addressing community goals and identify new or emerging needs/gaps
STRUCTURE Alliance is envisioned as a “coalition of coalitions”. Representatives from the Story County Community Coalition will provide support and direction: Alliance will include representation from health and human service coalitions and other interested stakeholders Quarterly Meetings ◦ February ◦ May ◦ Aug ◦ Nov
Overview of Existing Health Improvement Plan (HIP) for Story County Community Health Improvement Plan Goals Promote Healthy Behaviors Promote healthy lifestyles in the community to reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity. Decrease negative consequences and outcomes of high risk alcohol use. Increase access to adequate behavioral health care. Prevent Injury Increase reporting of sexual assault and decrease sexual violence. Strengthen the Public Health Infrastructure Increase access to behavioral health, oral health care and prenatal care services to low income residents by establishing one Community Health Center by 2013. Prepare for, Respond to, and Recover from Public Health Emergencies Increase the number of available Special Needs Shelters to 3 in 2012 from a baseline of zero in 2010.
Components of RWJF County Health Rankings Model A conceptual way to categorize factors influencing health
Story County Data Robert Woods Johnson County Health Rankings http://www.countyhealthrankings.com
Taking Collective Action Making Progress Toward Goals ◦ How can we work together most effectively to take systematic efforts to reach goals? Consideration of Additional Goals ◦ What other goals could be pursued?
Access to Health Care Goal: Increase access to behavioral health, oral health care & prenatal care services to low income residents by establishing one Community Health Center by 2013. (SCQOL) Strategies:
Negative Alcohol Outcomes Goal: Decrease negative consequences and outcomes of high risk alcohol use (ISU Theilen Student Health Center) Strategies: Baseline: 38% of students report doing something they regret after alcohol. 14% of youth 12-18 consumed alcohol in last 30 days
Sexual Assault and Violence Goal: Increase reporting of sexual assault and decrease sexual violence. (ISU Theilen Student Health Center) Strategies: Baseline data indicates that 4% of women and 2% of men have been forced to have sex after overconsuming alcohol.
Behavioral Health Care Goal: Increase access to adequate behavioral health care (Subcommittee of Criminal Justice Mental Health Task Force) Strategies: Baseline: 78% of residents do not believe behavioral health care is adequate in Story County
Healthy Lifestyles Goal: Promote healthy lifestyles in the community to reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity (Healthy Story County Coalition) Strategies: Baseline: From 2005 to 2010, 6% more resident have a BMI over 25.