Healthy for Life Service Toolkit
Section 5: Health care systems assessment
The Healthy for Life Service Toolkit has been developed to assist primary health care services (organisations) undertake activities required to meet the aims of the Healthy for Life program, which are: to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers, babies and children; to enhance the quality of life of people with chronic illnesses; and over time, to reduce the incidence of adult chronic disease.
This section describes a specific method for assessing health systems, incorporating a variety of criteria relating to the effectiveness of primary health care organisations in addressing chronic illness.
The section includes tools for using the methods outlined.
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