Functional Health Pattern Community Assessment

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Functional Health Patterns Community Assessment Guide

Functional Health Pattern (FHP) Template Directions:
This FHP template is to be used for organizing community assessment data in preparation for completion of your collaborative learning community (CLC) assignment. Address every bulleted statement in each section with data or rationale for deferral. You may also add additional bullet points if applicable to your community.

Value/Belief Pattern
Predominant ethnic and cultural groups along with beliefs related to health.
Predominant spiritual beliefs in the community that may influence health.
Availability of spiritual resources within or near the community (churches/chapels, synagogues, chaplains, Bible studies,
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Immunization rates (age appropriate).
Appropriate death rates and causes, if applicable.
Prevention programs (dental, fire, fitness, safety, etc.): Does the community think these are sufficient?
Available health professionals, health resources within the community, and usage.
Common referrals to outside agencies.

QUESTIONS

1.Are there health problems within your community that you know of
I don’t get involve in health situations of members except those who tell me and ask for prayers, I will say high blood pressure amongst the older adults

2.Are children and adult in your community adequately immunized and how do you ensure this.

Members are asked about the immunization status of their children when they are registered for children’s church because they will be with other children. So far we have not had any issues

3.How many deaths have you had within last 2years and what are the causes

In the last 2 years we had 2 deaths of adults less than 40 years old due to cancer

4.Does your community participate in disease prevention programs like fitness, dental care, fire drills.

Once a year we organize a 5K run/walk that includes church members and Roswell community. Participants get 2week free gym membership from one of our sponsors. We also do a biggest looser men and women yearly and award prizes for winners

5.Do you have health care providers in your
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