TOPIC — Pressure Ulcers and the Vulnerable Elderly Population at Mary Manning Walsh
II. Community Assessment A. What resources exist within the systems of this community? Consider health and social services, educational services, safety, religion, and politics, among others. i. Be sure to identify resources at the local level. What influences these resources? Why are they considered social determinants of health? ii. Include resources at the regional level. How are the influences on these resources different than the influences on resources at the local level? Justify your reasoning. iii. How are healthcare resources in both the local and regional areas around this community influenced by healthcare policy? Provide support for your answer. iv. Are the healthcare resources in this community different according to the varying demographics? Why or why not? Be sure to support your answer using research or data. B. Analyze the community based on data collected from reliable resources. For example, you might utilize data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Community Health Status Indicators website, or even recent census data. i. What are the strengths and weaknesses of the community that would be integral in the formulation of a community health strategy? Support your answer with data and research. ii. What barriers have been identified that may impact successful implementation of that strategy? Support your answer with data and research. iii. What areas of opportunity exist for improving the health of the community? Support your answer with data and research
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