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Katy Health and Wellness

A plan of action devised to bring together health and fitness organizations in the Katy, TX area to educate and prevent cardiovascular disease from occuring in Katy, TX residents.

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Katy Health and Wellness

  1. 1. Katy Health and Wellness Building a Unified Health and Medical Community to Care for the Health of Katy Residents
  2. 2. Katy Health and Wellness <ul><li>About Me </li></ul><ul><li>Mission Statement </li></ul><ul><li>Problems Being Addressed </li></ul><ul><li>Heart and Stroke Healthy City </li></ul><ul><li>Vision </li></ul><ul><li>Plan of Action </li></ul><ul><li>Questions/Discussion </li></ul>
  3. 3. About Me <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Profession </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mission Statement <ul><li>We all have a choice on the amount of impact that we have on the world. We can choose to pretend like it doesn’t matter, or we can do something about it. For the first time in the world there are more people who are overweight than starving. People are moving less and eating more, and despite the $2.2 trillion spent by the US Government on health care this year ($7,129 per person) Americans are having more health problems than ever in history. There are numerous reasons for this, and there are people out there who are desperate for help. That tells me that if they only had the right information, real information that produced results, their lives could be changed. People would live longer, be healthier, be more active, be happier, and live a more fulfilling life. I’m one man, and I definitely don’t know it all, but I care, and I feel that if I can find other people that care, that specialize in other areas of health, we could get together and at least help the people in Katy. This is about changing lives, families, and a community. It’s taking small steps to reach out to the small world that we live in, and changing it. - Jason Hodge- November 2 nd , 2006 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Problems Being Addressed <ul><li>Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) </li></ul><ul><li>Obesity </li></ul><ul><li>Diabetes </li></ul><ul><li>High Blood Pressure </li></ul><ul><li>Health Care Costs </li></ul><ul><li>Health Insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>Post Rehabilitation Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Safe Neighborhoods </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy and Active Katy Residents </li></ul>
  6. 6. Heart and Stroke Healthy City Recognition Checklist <ul><li>The checklist consists of 10 Indicators that the Texas Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke in collaboration with its partners from businesses, health care, school, and community organizations developed that when present in a community can assist in promoting a heart and stroke healthy environment. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 10 Indicators <ul><li>Cardiovascular disease and stroke ongoing public information campaigns are provided in the community. </li></ul><ul><li>Physical activity areas are designated, safe, accessible, and promoted. </li></ul><ul><li>Healthy food options are accessible and promoted. </li></ul><ul><li>Public schools (grades K-8) comply with all legislated components of a coordinated school health program and daily physical activity. </li></ul>
  8. 8. 10 Indicators <ul><li>Moderate to strong city smoking ordinances are in place. </li></ul><ul><li>CPR classes are available. </li></ul><ul><li>A plan is in place to reduce disparities in CVD and stroke. </li></ul><ul><li>Defibrillators are available. </li></ul><ul><li>Stroke is treated as a medical emergency in the community and appropriate acute stroke treatment protocols are in place. </li></ul><ul><li>Health sites in the Community Promote Primary and Secondary Prevention of CVD and Stroke. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Vision <ul><li>Easy access to health information available to Katy residents and other health care providers </li></ul><ul><li>Established Health Care standards of various professionals </li></ul><ul><li>Coordination among various health and wellness providers </li></ul>
  10. 10. Plan of Action <ul><li>Establish a professional from each profession or organization </li></ul><ul><li>Each profession or organization clearly outlines their focus in the community </li></ul><ul><li>Each profession or organization outlines the areas they would like to coordinate </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Meeting Coordination </li></ul>
  11. 11. Questions/Discussion <ul><li>Open floor for questions or discussion about the project </li></ul>
  12. 12. Contact Me <ul><li>Jason Hodge </li></ul><ul><li>Life Time Fitness Personal Trainer </li></ul><ul><li>281-536-6415 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>