Safety and Wellness
Fire and police services, utilities, recreation, emergency preparedness, health care facilities
Resource materials specific to Safety and Wellness
Revised Goal Statements (PDF) 2/6/2015
Safety and Wellness Goals & Objectives (PDF) from previous plans
Community Health Assessment Draft 2014 Missoula draft October 2014
Reaching Home (PDF) - 10-year Plan to End Homelessness
The Cost of Development in Wildfire Country - Interview with Ray Rasker, Executive Director of Headwaters Economics. He talks about his new report on reducing the cost of defending private development from wildfires.
Below is the first topic for the Safety and Wellness online forum. To comment or see comments on the topic, you must first create a profile and log in to the City website. Whether logged in or not, (BELOW) click the On-Line Forum headline or the heading under it. If not logged in, you will be prompted to log in to the City website and/or make a user profile or use a Facebook or Yahoo account to log in. After logging in, look for the initiative and idea underneath the initiative on which you want to make a comment. Each focus group is their own initiative. Please email us if you have any questions.
Below are the draft goal topics selected by the Safety and Wellness Focus Group at their November meeting. You may comment or add to these ideas to continue the conversation between meetings. * Bike/Walk/Trail * Health Care Quality * Health & Wellness * Social Services / Education * Emergency / Disaster Services & Crime Prevention * Homelessness & Poverty * Environmental Quality
Hello everyone- I've been trying to comment for the past week and a half, but the site has yet to post my comments. If you have seen them, I apologize for the repeat. I, highly, recommend that anyone interested on how to move our focus forward mine the following sites for some great information. I believe utilizing the great work of other successful community programs, and adapting them for use in Missoula, would be the most effective use of our time and efforts. http://www.nrpa.org/uploadedFiles/nrpaorg/Grants_and_Partners/Recreation_and_Health/Resources/Issue_Briefs/Park-Safety.pdf http://nutritionandaging.fiu.edu/creative_solutions/wellness_programs.asp https://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/topics-objectives/topic/educational-and-community-based-programs http://www.familyejournal.com/community.php https://www.metlife.com/assets/institutional/products/benefits-products/MetLifeGlobalHealthWellness_exp0116.pdf Thank you all for your time - Michael Dorshorst
To get the ball rolling, here are the objectives for the Health Care Quality topic: I made some changes. What changes would you suggest? Objectives: 1. Assess the health care needs of the community. (new pulled from original obj #4 - which can be an action instead) 2. Support efforts to expand convenient, affordable, high-quality health care for everyone. 3. Help bridge inter-facility cooperation between health care facilities. 4. Support the provision of access to high-quality complementary care as well as traditional (allopathic) care. 5. Encourage health care providers to develop plans to specifically meet the needs of the aging population. (shortened and portion about having more options for in home medical services moved to action) 6. Encourage well integrated health service oriented businesses