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Moorabool 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

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

99.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

99.91%

All Councils (2018-2019)

101.44%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 102.21% 101.53% 102.41%
2016-2017 107.62% 100.05% 101.47%
2017-2018 99.48% 97.30% 100.09%
2018-2019 99.00% 99.91% 101.44%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

The number of home visits is dependent on babies born and families who have moved into the area.

Infant enrolments in the MCH service

Percentage of infants enrolled in the MCH service

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

101.75%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

100.10%

All Councils (2018-2019)

100.73%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 103.59% 97.77% 98.22%
2016-2017 101.52% 99.92% 99.85%
2017-2018 100.00% 100.33% 100.32%
2018-2019 101.75% 100.10% 100.73%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

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.

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

$81.75

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$86.25

All Councils (2018-2019)

$81.48

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $60.98 $75.44 $77.33
2016-2017 $56.85 $75.42 $76.26
2017-2018 $79.11 $80.38 $79.43
2018-2019 $81.75 $86.25 $81.48

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Enterprise Agreement Negotiations resulted in an additional MCH Nurse Year Three level therefore increasing costs associated with this service for the 2018/1019 year.

Participation in the MCH service

Percentage of children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

76.17%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

77.54%

All Councils (2018-2019)

77.87%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 76.86% 76.29% 78.01%
2016-2017 77.28% 75.64% 78.00%
2017-2018 77.92% 77.23% 78.41%
2018-2019 76.17% 77.54% 77.87%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

There was a minor decrease in participation in 2018/2019, this may be as a result of a MCH nurse moving into the MCH coordinator role and a short period of time of vacancy in permanent MCH nurses during the recruitment process.

Participation in the MCH service by Aboriginal children

Percentage of Aboriginal children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

Moorabool Shire (2018-2019)

90.24%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

75.46%

All Councils (2018-2019)

77.81%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Moorabool Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 71.79% 65.63% 70.63%
2016-2017 71.79% 65.94% 72.93%
2017-2018 81.97% 76.94% 77.67%
2018-2019 90.24% 75.46% 77.81%

Moorabool Shire Council Says...

Increased participation by Aboriginal children in 2018/19 due to five more births and families engaging in the earlier MCH Key Age and stage visits.