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Golden Plains Shire

Profile Performance

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

Participation in first MCH home visit

Percentage of infants enrolled in the MCH service who receive the first MCH home visit

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

99.20%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

99.91%

All Councils (2018-2019)

101.44%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 101.94% 101.53% 102.41%
2016-2017 99.55% 100.05% 101.47%
2017-2018 103.73% 97.30% 100.09%
2018-2019 99.20% 99.91% 101.44%

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

249 home visits were conducted out of 251 birth notifications received.

Infant enrolments in the MCH service

Percentage of infants enrolled in the MCH service

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

101.20%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

100.10%

All Councils (2018-2019)

100.73%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 99.61% 97.77% 98.22%
2016-2017 101.36% 99.92% 99.85%
2017-2018 100.00% 100.33% 100.32%
2018-2019 101.20% 100.10% 100.73%

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

All 251 births during the year were enrolled in Council's MCH service. This figure is over 100% due to timing differences between birth notices being issued and enrolments being completed.

Cost of the MCH service

Cost to council of the MCH service per hour of service delivered. 2015/16 was the first year of reporting for this indicator.

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

$84.74

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$86.25

All Councils (2018-2019)

$81.48

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $73.11 $75.44 $77.33
2016-2017 $79.95 $75.42 $76.26
2017-2018 $82.67 $80.38 $79.43
2018-2019 $84.74 $86.25 $81.48

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

Participation in the MCH service

Percentage of children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

82.31%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

77.54%

All Councils (2018-2019)

77.87%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 81.58% 76.29% 78.01%
2016-2017 80.29% 75.64% 78.00%
2017-2018 86.34% 77.23% 78.41%
2018-2019 82.31% 77.54% 77.87%

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

Council's MCH staff are extremely active in following up families and ensuring each visit delivers significant benefit. This focus has seen continuing high levels of participation.

Participation in the MCH service by Aboriginal children

Percentage of Aboriginal children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

Golden Plains Shire (2018-2019)

86.96%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

75.46%

All Councils (2018-2019)

77.81%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Golden Plains Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 86.67% 65.63% 70.63%
2016-2017 55.56% 65.94% 72.93%
2017-2018 91.67% 76.94% 77.67%
2018-2019 86.96% 75.46% 77.81%

Golden Plains Shire Council Says...

Council's MCH staff are extremely active in following up families and ensuring each visit delivers significant benefit. This focus has seen continuing high levels of participation.