Draft a change proposal to justify your recommendation for improving the health of the community (Armatage neighborhood, Hennepin County, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA) and establish the change as a priority for the next budgetary cycle.
Proposed changes are:
I. Community Outreach
1.Cultural competence education for medical providers
2.Health education for community members on the benefits of vaccinations, dental health, and annual physical exams.
3.Domestic violence prevention and safe houses
4.Teen pregnancy prevention and birth control education
5.Obesity reduction and prevention education (Expand on community garden idea and plant gardens in own yards to have fresh vegetables)
II. Improve Access to Care
1. Establish Medical Clinic in neighborhood
2. Use Medical Clinic as Urgent Care after hours
3. Increase home health services for senior citizens and disabled population.
Consider the feasibility of your proposed changes, in terms of overall scope, funding, and time frame.
The change proposal requirements outlined below, correspond to the grading criteria in the scoring guide, so be sure to address each point.
Identify the benefits of proposed health care system changes and its implications for a community.
Describe potential barriers to change in an organization or community.
Develop strategies for changing barriers into opportunities and resolving conflict.
Develop a strategy for helping organizational stakeholders understand and evaluate the proposed changes to an existing health care system.
Develop a grant proposal and associated budget for a proposed change to an existing health care system.
Write clearly and concisely in a logically coherent and appropriate form and style.
Support assertions, arguments, propositions, and conclusions with relevant and credible evidence.