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Port Phillip City

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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

Participation in first MCH home visit

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

Port Phillip City (2018-2019)

93.80%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

98.16%

All Councils (2018-2019)

101.44%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Port Phillip City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 103.89% 102.05% 102.41%
2016-2017 103.25% 100.38% 101.47%
2017-2018 100.54% 99.41% 100.09%
2018-2019 93.80% 98.16% 101.44%

Port Phillip City Council Says...

MCH transitioned to a new database at the commencement of 2018/19 which has impacted the data. Previously the data was considered as unreliable as it contained double counting of clients. The transition to the new Child Development Information System (CDIS) has provided Council with an accurate capture of data.

Infant enrolments in the MCH service

Percentage of infants enrolled in the MCH service

Port Phillip City (2018-2019)

100.95%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

101.24%

All Councils (2018-2019)

100.73%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Port Phillip City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 99.78% 99.06% 98.22%
2016-2017 100.00% 100.87% 99.85%
2017-2018 96.83% 101.15% 100.32%
2018-2019 100.95% 101.24% 100.73%

Port Phillip City Council Says...

Infant enrolments continue to be high, with a greater than 100 per cent result. Council received 1,259 birth notifications and enrolled 1,271 infants in our MCH service in 2018/19.

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.

Port Phillip City (2018-2019)

$75.54

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

$80.08

All Councils (2018-2019)

$81.48

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Port Phillip City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 $73.37 $75.03 $77.33
2016-2017 $71.80 $76.17 $76.26
2017-2018 $76.50 $78.86 $79.43
2018-2019 $75.54 $80.08 $81.48

Port Phillip City Council Says...

There has been a marginal decrease to the cost of service compared to last year and under target of $82.00 which was due to staff undertaking training for the new Child Development Information System (CDIS). The high level of MCH service is still being received.

Participation in the MCH service

Percentage of children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

Port Phillip City (2018-2019)

74.28%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

77.54%

All Councils (2018-2019)

77.87%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Port Phillip City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 84.22% 79.64% 78.01%
2016-2017 82.89% 77.67% 78.00%
2017-2018 84.80% 78.52% 78.41%
2018-2019 74.28% 77.54% 77.87%

Port Phillip City Council Says...

The transition to the new state-wide Child Development Information System (CDIS) for the full 2018/19 year resulted in more accurate data, reduced duplication and targeted appointment reminders which has improved the data related to participation.

Participation in the MCH service by Aboriginal children

Percentage of Aboriginal children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

Port Phillip City (2018-2019)

80.00%

Similar Councils (2018-2019)

78.37%

All Councils (2018-2019)

77.81%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period Port Phillip City Similar Councils All Councils
2015-2016 87.23% 70.97% 70.63%
2016-2017 84.48% 76.40% 72.93%
2017-2018 94.74% 78.80% 77.67%
2018-2019 80.00% 78.37% 77.81%

Port Phillip City Council Says...

The transition to the new state-wide Child Development Information System (CDIS) for the full 2018/19 year has resulted in more accurate data. Continued efforts and being culturally responsive by MCH staff has continued to maintain attendance by children of Aboriginal descent at a consistent rate.