PowerPoint Presentation: Children and Young People’s Needs Analysis Linking data to inform services in Poole Natasha Miles Research Officer Corporate Research Team PowerPoint Presentation: Children and Young People’s Needs Analysis How do we build a picture of children in Poole? - Building the database - Linking data What do we do with the data? - Some key findings How does the data inform services? - Some examples of data informing planning PowerPoint Presentation: Aims of the Needs Analysis Project Aim: Provide knowledge and understanding of the nature and extent of the needs of CYP in Poole Purpose: Help plan strategically Improve the quality and range of services provided for CYP Provide basis for - improving outcomes of CYP in Poole reducing inequalities between areas improving social inclusion Monitor progress & impact of interventions PowerPoint Presentation: Method – Building the Database Outcome led ‘Every Child Matters Framework’ A core set of variables was agreed with partners Variables increasing and improving year on year 2010/11 41 variables, across 5 outcomes, from 9 sources Pre-requisite data routinely collected by services PowerPoint Presentation: Method – Examples of variables Be Healthy Low Birth Weight, Breastfeeding, Hospital admissions, CAMHS Stay Safe Children Looked After, Care Leavers, Domestic Violence Contacts, Injuries Enjoy and Achieve Low attainment, High rates of absence, SEN statement Positive Contribution School exclusions, Arrests, ASBO Economic Wellbeing Housing benefit, NEETs Also add demographic data e.g. Indices of Multiple Deprivation PowerPoint Presentation: Method – Linking data To protect confidentiality: Bristol University assign random number for every postcode in Poole = Random Postcode ID (PID) Data providers use this file to substitute child’s postcode for PID before passing data on to the Research Team for analysis. Linking: A unique ID is created for each child in the data using: Data is then linked using the Unique ID generating a combined dataset of all the data variables. Random Postcode ID + Date of Birth + Gender PowerPoint Presentation: CYPNA – Rational for linking data Focus on individual child or young person and their needs Many young people have multiple risks/needs Risks can interact and exacerbate each other Important to understand relationships between risks Identify common combinations of risks Enable us to identify most vulnerable children Inform integrated services targeted at the right children at the right time PowerPoint Presentation: CYPNA – Key Findings Identifying ‘Children requiring extra support’ PowerPoint Presentation: CYPNA – Priority areas PowerPoint Presentation: CYPNA – Multiple needs by age PowerPoint Presentation: CYPNA – Informing Services Children’s Services Information Tool Instant Atlas Mapping Tool Contains Needs Analysis data Also contains demographic data Used by Children’s services to plan services and identify target areas Available widely on Poole Partnership website PowerPoint Presentation: CYPNA – Informing Services Children’s Centre Cluster Area Profiles A profile for each cluster area in Poole Contains Needs Analysis information at Centre Area level Time series analysis and comparison to other areas in Poole Highlights the key issues for children within that cluster area Used to plan Centre services and used in Ofsted reports PowerPoint Presentation: CYPNA – Informing Services Children and Young People’s Theme – Poole’s JSNA Joint Strategic Needs Assessment for Poole Understand needs and priorities of population Includes Needs Analysis data with other sources and consultation views of parents and children Identify key areas and key priorities e.g. Mental health and resilience Child safety PowerPoint Presentation: CYPNA – Informing Services Other uses of Needs Analysis data: Children and Young People’s Plan Ward Profiles Bourne Valley Neighbourhood Management Project Bournemouth and Poole PCT JSNA PowerPoint Presentation: Natasha Miles Research Officer Corporate Research Team Borough of Poole Civic Centre, BH15 2RU Tel: 01202 633357 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.boroughofpoole.com/opinions - our research and consultation results and on-line consultations www.boroughofpoole.com/statistics - Poole statistics on-line www.boroughofpoole.com/yourpoole - our on-line mapping service For Further Information. . .