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West Wimmera 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

Infant enrolments in the MCH service

Percentage of infants enrolled in the MCH service

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

96.97%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

100.36%

All Councils (2019-2020)

100.81%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 100.00% 98.88% 99.85%
2017-2018 97.14% 99.83% 100.32%
2018-2019 100.00% 100.62% 100.73%
2019-2020 96.97% 100.36% 100.81%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Cost of the MCH service

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

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

$147.15

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

$91.72

All Councils (2019-2020)

$81.81

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 $96.32 $79.19 $76.26
2017-2018 $94.31 $82.07 $79.43
2018-2019 $105.74 $84.27 $81.48
2019-2020 $147.15 $91.72 $81.81

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Council employed the use of casual staff to assist and maintain the service over the year, resulting in an increase in costs.

Participation in the MCH service

Percentage of children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

96.53%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

82.41%

All Councils (2019-2020)

78.05%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 88.68% 83.62% 78.00%
2017-2018 97.31% 82.35% 78.41%
2018-2019 96.23% 81.38% 77.87%
2019-2020 96.53% 82.41% 78.05%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Participation in the MCH service by Aboriginal children

Percentage of Aboriginal children enrolled who participate in the MCH service

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

100.00%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

88.36%

All Councils (2019-2020)

82.00%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2016-2017 50.00% 80.09% 72.93%
2017-2018 50.00% 84.92% 77.67%
2018-2019 100.00% 84.42% 77.81%
2019-2020 100.00% 88.36% 82.00%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

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.

West Wimmera Shire (2019-2020)

148.48%

Similar Councils (2019-2020)

98.85%

All Councils (2019-2020)

97.03%

Performance Trend

Reporting Period West Wimmera Shire Similar Councils All Councils
2019-2020 148.48% 98.85% 97.03%

West Wimmera Shire Council Says...

Being located on the South Australian Border, Council sees a number of infants who were born across the border to Victorian residents engage the service, resulting in numbers being higher than anticipated.