Mapping Diabetes Related Services – Melbourne’s Mid and Outer West
To develop a comprehensive map by local government area of community health, metropolitan / regional health, and private service providers engaged in the delivery of diabetes related services.
Melbourne’s mid and out west metropolitan regions incorporates the Cities of Maribyrnong, Brimbank, Wyndham, Hobsons Bay and the Shire of Melton. The region has a population of over 590,000 and is characterised by its cultural diversity, population growth, embedded economic and social disadvantage.
The extension of Melbourne’s urban growth boundaries within the Werribee - Melton growth corridor, will generate economic and social prosperity through an expected increase the regions’ population by 2026 to 1.25 million people. On the other hand this rapid growth will also impact upon the health and wellbeing of residents and without an integrated approach to the planning and delivery of health services will result in an increase social, economic and health related harms.
As part of an integrated approach to chronic disease management in the West that includes:
• Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP)
• Early Intervention in Chronic Desease Management (EIiCD)
• Primary Care Partnership System Redesign
This project and brief is critical first step in the development and implementation of a broader strategy Responding to Diabetes in the West proposed by the Department of Health Integrated Care Branch NorthWest and HealthWest member agencies.
Diabetes is serious disease that can lead to ‘potentially lethal complications including heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. It can also lead to blindness, ...
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• Ensuring adequate representation of key stakeholders at project governance meetings
Key Success Factors
Success of the project will be dependent on:
• Obtaining agreement on the project brief and specifications
• Securing funding for the project
• Recruitment of appropriately skilled consultant / project officer to undertake the work
• Commitment from all key stakeholders including the provision of relevant resources/information when required
Australian Community Centre for Diabetes (2009) Victoria’s Diabetes Epidemic – Western Melbourne Factsheet accessed 5 July 2010 http://www.diabetesvic.org.au/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=KZ5NS4Xixk0%3d&tabid=338
Roberts, Ian (2009) Analysis of Diabetes in Western Region of Melbourne, draft report commissioned by: Australian Community Centre for Diabetes
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