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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Assessing and Improving Community Health in Wisconsin

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-All Saints

Implementation Approaches

-Promote and educate the community on healthy eating habits and prevention of chronic diseases.

-The Clinical Dietetics will offer nutritional counseling and education throughout the lifespan.

-Provide education on the effects of tobacco use.

-Offer support groups for those in the community who are trying to quit smoking and use of other tobacco products.

-Offer education to local schools to prevent the younger generation from beginning to smoke or use tobacco products.

-Continue to offer classes such as “Breathe Better, Live Better”.

-Provide access to comprehensive primary care by establishing a medical home for uninsured populations without access to a primary care physician.

-Continue to provide health education to underinsured and uninsured patients.

-Offer guidance to patients in scheduling their care and offer assistance in their care pathways.

-Provide a comprehensive, client-centered, care coordination and home visitation system to provide pre-natal and post-natal services for all women and families with infants at risk of fetal and infant mortality through one year of life.

-Focus on decreasing prematurity as a cause for infant mortality.

-Expand Centering Pregnancy Model.

-Provide PNCC/Medical Home care at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare –All Saints as part of Racine County Home Visiting Network.

-Continue to provide health education to underinsured and uninsured patients.

-Offer guidance to patients in scheduling their care and offer assistance in their care pathways.

-Provide a comprehensive, client-centered, care coordination and home visitation system to provide pre-natal and post-natal services for all women and families with infants at risk of fetal and infant mortality through one year of life.

-Focus on decreasing prematurity as a cause for infant mortality.

-Expand Centering Pregnancy Model.

-Provide PNCC/Medical Home care at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare –All Saints as part of Racine County Home Visiting Network.

-Promote and educate the community on healthy eating habits and prevention of chronic diseases.

-Provide education on the effects of diabetes.

-Offer professional, personal support and guidance to individuals desiring to achieve health lifestyle behaviors.

-Offer support groups for those in the community with diabetes.

-The Clinical Dietetics will offer nutritional counseling and education throughout the lifespan.

-Offer education to local schools to prevent diabetes in the younger generation.

-The Diabetes Management Department will continue to offer several counseling and education programs for the community such as Diabetes Basics and The Diabetes Prevention Program.

-Improve access and services to children in need of mental health services in Racine County

-Educate and promote understanding and awareness with community local law enforcement and community stakeholders on mental health issues that impact our community.

-Offer Crisis in Intervention Training.

-Offer Crisis in Partnership Training.

-Partner with National Alliance on Mental Illness to provide community education programs that increase awareness of mental health issues.

-Create a trauma-informed community utilizing the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Survey as a framework to convey how personal adversity affects one’s social-emotional well being.