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Colac Otway Shire

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Provision of universal access to health services for children from birth to school age and their families including early detection, referral, monitoring and recording of child health and development

Infant enrolments in the MCH service

Percentage of infants enrolled in the MCH service

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

100.00%

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

100.69%

All Councils (2020-2021)

100.86%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 99.54% 100.33% 100.32%
2018-2019 100.90% 100.10% 100.73%
2019-2020 99.57% 100.96% 100.81%
2020-2021 100.00% 100.69% 100.86%

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Cost of the MCH service

Cost to council of the MCH service per hour of service delivered

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

$73.60

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

$88.03

All Councils (2020-2021)

$81.53

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 $72.85 $80.38 $79.43
2018-2019 $81.94 $86.25 $81.48
2019-2020 $68.33 $85.84 $81.81
2020-2021 $73.60 $88.03 $81.53

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Participation in the MCH service

Percentage of children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

75.83%

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

76.27%

All Councils (2020-2021)

77.24%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 70.85% 77.23% 78.41%
2018-2019 74.44% 77.54% 77.87%
2019-2020 55.23% 77.16% 78.05%
2020-2021 75.83% 76.27% 77.24%

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Data cleansing has assisted in cleaning up old histories and bringing data back to previous years participation rates. We have also worked on our overdue KAS reporting which allowed us to contact and re engage with some families .

Participation in the MCH service by Aboriginal children

Percentage of Aboriginal children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

72.00%

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

76.62%

All Councils (2020-2021)

82.05%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 66.67% 76.94% 77.67%
2018-2019 58.33% 75.46% 77.81%
2019-2020 55.26% 78.04% 82.00%
2020-2021 72.00% 76.62% 82.05%

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

Small numbers but the Maternal Child Health service has been participating in a new program to increase participation rates for Aboriginal children in early years services and emphasis on more active engagement.

Participation in 4-week Key Age and Stage visit

Percentage of infants enrolled in the MCH service who participate in the 4-week Key Age and Stage visits. New indicator from July 2019.

Colac-Otway Shire (2020-2021)

103.35%

Similar Councils (2020-2021)

95.82%

All Councils (2020-2021)

98.42%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Colac-Otway Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2017-2018 Service not provided 0 0
2018-2019 Service not provided 0 0
2019-2020 88.09% 96.51% 97.03%
2020-2021 103.35% 95.82% 98.42%

Colac-Otway Shire Council Says...

SMS messaging and full staffing have contributed to increased participation rates