Dr Sue Ross – Executive Director_ East Lothian Council by yurtgc548


									Starting Small Fires –
  Service Redesign in an
   Equally Well Test site
Community Planning Partners making a difference by 
focusing services on pathways that can reduce health 
         inequality in the early years of life.
How to start a fire?
                 Starting fires
             – required elements

      Combustible            Ignition source
         Simple rules
– for successfully starting fires
Choose your material carefully
Choose your location carefully
Start small
Remember the matches
Shelter the flame
Feed regularly
           Starting Fires –
         required elements

Engagement              Leadership
            Simple rules
We don’t know everything
No single fixes
Involve communities
Develop leadership at all levels
Outcome focused
Trust that we all want the same thing – the
best possible for start for all children
Teamwork / Partnership

Ø Action learning sets
Ø Civic Conversations – short term learning outcomes
Ø Development fund
Ø Service mapping & redesign – medium term outcomes
Ø Measuring and evaluating change
Are we making a difference?
Redesign of early years play in one community
Redesign of oral health promotion in two
Fast tacking of ‘forest school’
Development of multi-agency early intervention
Targeting of breakfast provision
Capacity building through champions network
Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back
of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows the only way of
 coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if
            only he could stop bumping for a moment and think of it.
                  And then he thinks that perhaps there isn’t.
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 We will know we have succeeded when:-

Ø Children and families are engaged with the
  key health improvement challenges
Ø Parents can access support for healthy
  living when they need it
Ø Parents and children have good quality
  child friendly environments
Ø Those at most risk of poor health receive
  most support

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