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Text of ISNA BwD 2012
1.Integrated Strategic Needs AssessmentStory of Blackburn with Darwen Health and Wellbeing Board25 January 2012
2. Big ChallengesEconomic - global recession andeurozone financial crisis will impact onlocal economy for ten yearsSocial high levels of deprivation anddisadvantageEnvironmental legacy of industrialpast and ageing high density housingMarmot detrimental impact on healthover the life course of our citizens 3. PeopleNow By 203355,000 households with small growth of 5.1% to140,000 people 146,500 Slightly more childrenYoung population and fewer workers30% aged 0-19 0-15 about the sameSignificant South Asian33,900 to 34,200population older people growthIncreasing number of from 15% to 18% ofrecent migrantspopulationKey: changing population structure and projectedincrease in older people 4. Local EconomyGlobal economic restructuringEurozone market turmoilImpacts of 2008 recession and likely 2012 recessionlow growth and few additional full time jobs over thenext 5-7 yearsImpacts of public sector cuts on women, families andchildrenKeycontinuing poverty and deprivation in our mostdisadvantaged communitiesinequalities in distribution of unemployment andworklessness 5. CommunityHigh levels of material deprivationEight neighbourhoods amongst the most deprived 1%nationallyRelative deprivation increased between 2007 and 2010Recession is expected to impact on mental illness,alcohol consumption, household debt, repossessionsand homelessnessKeycontinuing poverty and deprivation in our mostdisadvantaged communitiesIncreasing impacts of alcohol on residents healthand communities 6. PlaceCompact urban areas set in countryside with steepvalley sidesEstimated 27,000 properties are non decent and 12,300with a category 1 hazardSignificant rural fringes with basic servicesAmongst worst authority areas for fuel poverty 24%of households more than 30 in some neighbourhoodsKeyPoor and unfit housing lacking diverse housingprovisionFuel poverty 7. Health and Inequalities 8. Children and Young PeopleChild poverty three in ten children, 4 in 10 in Bastwell,Sudell, Wensley Fold and Audley and half in Shadsworthwith WhitebirkOne in three children overweight but evidence of lowweight for someTeenagers more likely to be frequent consumers ofalcohol and one in four smokeMore die in their first year than expectedKeyBest start in life early years and family supportActive and positive choices for children and youngpeople 9. AdultsIncreasing numbers of older and very old residentsLife expectancy 3 years shorter than nationally and thegap is wideningHigher mortality rates Highest rate of death from circulatory disease Significantly higher death rate from cancerSignificant increase in alcohol related admissions trebled over last ten yearsDeath rate for chronic liver disease has risen and fasterthan the region or national rateSmoking rates are high with strong social inequalitiesProjected increase in dementia 10. AdultsKeywork opportunities for current and future workforceat increasing income levels with high quality supportto help all our residents into suitable employmentprovide and encourage active and positive choicesfor residents should drive strategic initiatives tosupport active lifestylesimprove the quality and diversity of housing and toreduce levels of unfitness and the numbers of homeswith category 1 hazardsprovide flexible packages of care for the increasingnumbers of older and very old residents 11. Our Assetslook beyond needs to examine how local assets including the communityitself can be used to meet identified needs Key principlesfrom the perspective of the user, the individual or the communityculture of working not systems and processesLinks and connections between assets can provide the most valueLeadership is keydevelop a ways of workingLanguage is a barrier Local pilots Little Harwood, Bentham Road, Healthy Living Centre, Sudell Healthy Streets, DementiaKeyintegrate the principles of assets based working into the futuredevelopment of Strategic Needs Assessment and the Health andWellbeing Strategy 12. Integrated Strategic Needs AssessmentStory of Blackburn with Darwen Health and Wellbeing Board25 January 2012