Oral Health 2nd Quarter 2016

Oral Health

2nd Quarter 2016

AREA OF FOCUS APPLIES? YES/NO
Strategic Plan Direction/Goal Yes
Ontario Public Health Standard, 2008 (OPHS) Yes

Manager: Dawna Monk Vanwcyk

Consultant: Dr. Robert Hawkins

Director: Andrea Roberts

Division: Family Health

Summary of Strategic Plan Goal and Operational Plan Objective(s)

STRATEGIC DIRECTION

Health Equity - We will provide programs and services that integrate equity principles to reduce or eliminate health differences between population groups.

Building Healthy Communities - We will work with communities to support the health and well-being of everyone.

STRATEGIC GOAL(S)

We will work to improve health services for priority populations.

We will enhance our understanding of the local needs and priorities of the communities we serve and develop programs and services in response to those needs.

IS THIS A NEW INITIATIVE OR UPDATE OF EXISTING INITIATIVE?

Existing Initiative/Program Update

Summary of OPHS Program Requirement(s):

OPHS PROGRAM

Child Health

GOAL

To enable all children to attain and sustain optimal health and developmental potential.

STRATEGY

Assessment and Surveillance

REQUIREMENTS 

Requirement #2: The board of health shall conduct surveillance of children in schools and refer individuals who may be at risk of poor oral health outcomes.

Requirement #3: The board of health shall report oral health data elements.

Requirement #10: The board of health shall conduct oral screening. 

ACCOUNTABILITY INDICATOR(S)

Oral Health Assessment and Surveillance Indicator #1.8: percentage of JK, SK and Grade 2 students screened in all publicly funded schools

HAS A PERFORMANCE VARIANCE OR DISCREPANCY BEEN IDENTIFIED

No

Highlights 

During the summer months Portable Oral Health Clinics were held in Moorefield and Drayton. 

Existing Oral Health Initiative/Program Update

PROGRAM AREA

Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q5

The Oral Health Assessment and Surveillance
accountability indicator is based on the
percentage of all JK/SK and Grade 2 students
screened in all publicly funded schools during the
school year, September 2014 to June 2015.
The quarterly statistics reflect the # children
screened, and may include students from grades
in addition to those in JK/SK and grade 2.

1742 159      

# of Publicly Funded schools screened in quarter
(Total # of Publicly funded schools = 87)

16 0      

# of Private/Parochial schools Screened in quarter
(Total # of Private/Parochial schools = 38)

0 3      

# of EESS Eligible Children in  School Screenings

42 20      

Preventive Clinic Screenings

103

369      

% of EESS Eligible Children in Preventive Clinic Screenings.

25.245

39.84

     

Fluoride Varnish Applications in Schools (Seven Schools participating)

118

690

     

# of Calls Answered on Dental Line

453

465      

Percentage of calls referred to EESS

0.66 0.00      

Related Board or WDGPH reports

Receipt of Oral Health - Interim Program Report (1st Quarter 2016)
Receipt of Oral Health - Interim Program Report (3rd Quarter 2015)