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released: 19 Jun 2013 author: AIHW

Healthy for Life (HfL) report card provides information against Essential Indicators from the HfL Program for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) that have participated in the program since 2007 and the 2010-11 OSR data for ACCHS. In addition, background information on the Indigenous population in general are provided from the 2011 Census preliminary estimates and various AIHW reports. The HfL program is funded by the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH) and has a strong focus on continuous quality improvement. This report card was produced with funding from the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO).

ISBN 978-1-74249-442-5; Cat. no. IHW 97; 20pp.; $10

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Publication table of contents

  • Title page
  • Key findings
  • The context
  • This report card
  • What do we know about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians?
    • Indigenous population
    • Where do they live?
    • Indigenous households
    • Housing
  • How much money is spent by Australian governments on health ofIndigenous Australians?
    • Community health expenditure
    • Expenditure by remoteness
  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health services (ACCHS)
    • ACCHS locations
    • ACCHS Indigenous governance
    • Computer use by ACCHS
    • ACCHS client locations
    • Staffing per client in ACCHS
    • Types of staff per client in ACCHS
  • Healthy for Life
  • Areas where ACCHS have performed well
    • MBS Health Checks
    • GP Management Plans (GPMPs)
    • Team Care Arrangements (TCAs)
    • Type 2 diabetes-HbA1c
    • Type 2 diabetes-blood pressure
    • Coronary heart disease-blood pressure
    • Antenatal visits
    • Average birthweight
    • Normal birthweight
  • Areas for improvement
    • Risk factors during pregnancy
    • Other areas for improvement
  • References
  • Verso page

Recommended citation

AIHW 2013. Healthy for Life—Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: report card. Cat. no. IHW 97. Canberra: AIHW.

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