I decided to write a community assessment paper regarding the elderly population with a lower socioeconomic status. Elders desire a life with good health, dignity, economic independence and finally a peaceful death. They long for care, love and affection. Understanding their needs and concerns will ensure their good health. It is important to research beneficial services for older people because they are a vulnerable age group. According to World Health Organization, “Senior citizens are considered a vulnerable population, even if...
Located just a few kilometers from the city center of Halifax, Spryfield is considered as an urban community with easy access to both natural environments and commercial/business structures. In terms of community health jurisdiction, Spryfield falls under Community Health Network 2 or the Chebucto Community Health Team. Spryfield is a great neighborhood to live in in terms of accessibility to essential establishments. However, just like any other community, Spryfield suffers from a number of health issues. One of which is...
Reporting Historical legislation and government policies have impacted the health and well-being of Indigenous Australians. Since the landing of the First fleet in 1788, the Australian government employed institutional racism in the form of laws and regulations. Such policies were executed throughout the colonial frontier, segregation, ‘protection’, and assimilation eras (Hampton & Toombs, 2013). Cassie’s Story has been used as an example to correlate past and present implications of the assimilation policy (CSU, 2011). Polices were primarily enforced through the...
ABSTRACT This paper is a Community Assessment of the South Bronx. The South Bronx is comprised of Bronx Community District 1 which includes Mott Haven, Melrose, and Port Morris. South Bronx Community Assessment Community Name & Boundaries/Location According to the New York Health Community Profile, the South Bronx is comprised of Bronx Community District 1 which includes Mott Haven, Melrose, and Port Morris. The boundaries of District 1 follow the Harlem River; East 149th Street; Park Avenue; East 159th Street;...
I did a community teaching at a community church; the lesson was designed to help children of primary school, aged between 6-11 years, understand primary prevention or health promotion on the prevention of diabetes type 2. The lesson was estimated to last for 40-55 minutes. In my plan, I will deal with primary health campaigns focusing on obesity in children, which causes diabetes, which lies under the nutrition and health status objective of the HP2020 world initiative. According to CDC,...
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Worcester and Springfield are both well-known Massachusetts cities each known for its innovative cityscapes and diverse communities. However, these towns reportedly reside in two of the unhealthiest Massachusetts Counties.1,2 Conducting comprehensive reviews of both cities would allow public health professionals to determine which factors are associated with these poor health outcomes. With respect to the greater Worcester area, I would like to examine several key demographics including poverty levels, low education, and unemployment rates.3 According to the 2015 Greater Worcester...
The driver pulls the car out of the driveway and onto Suffern’s paved roads. On the drive into Suffern’s Center, there is a lot of grass and tall trees. The driver passes by Walgreens, the Suffern Library, two office buildings (one is the dentist’s office), and Good Samaritan Hospital which are all located on Route 59, a road that goes straight through Rockland County and connects many of its villages. As the car turns onto Route 59 and heads into...
Throughout all Western Kentucky, specifically in Graves County, there is a great amount of need from a great amount of people: homeless, ill, elderly, victims of abuse and neglect. Because there are so many people in need there is a very diverse set of resources in demand. Throughout this paper there is a list of resources available in Graves County for various needs. There are many resources available to help those in need. For infants, children and adolescents in need...
Introduction Through this essay, the account of historical, cultural and social perspectives in support of wellbeing of children and families in Australia is taken into consideration. Lincoln and his family’s circumstances are used as reference to understand more about these contexts in relation to Indigenous people of Australia. Historical Context In the past, kids from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities were removed from their families on the name of civilisation that afterward led to “Stolen Generation”. The disastrous impact...
A community can be defined as “a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality, share government, and often have a common cultural and historical heritage.” The aim of the community assessment is to determine the specific community’s strengths such as talents, skills and performance as well as the needs and challenges. Local institutions including religion, politics and education are important role players in the community and its influences. Butterfoss (2007) stresses the importance of the...