Community planning is about all organisations
delivering services in the area working together to achieve more
than when working on their own, and working with local people
(communities) and finding out what their needs are and planning
services around these needs (where possible).
We are striving to achieve our vision of
"West Dunbartonshire… a great place to Live, Work and Visit".
In order to do that we are focusing in on the 4 priority areas we
think will make the most difference in our local communities and to
the residents of the area. These priorities are:
We are developing a new way of delivering services in local areas.
Building a better economy and creating jobs.
Improving local outcomes for children, young people and families.
Building safer and stronger communities.
Promoting independence for older people.
The profiles on these pages
provide a comprehensive overview of health and wellbeing in West
Dunbartonshire. There are 18 profiles in total, covering West
Dunbartonshire as a whole and the 17 neighbourhoods across the
They highlight differences in
health and life circumstances across the area for a range of
indicators organised under broad themes: population; cultural
factors; environment and transport; socioeconomic factors;
education; poverty; and health. The profiles are intended to be a
resource for local communities and to inform action at
There is also an interactive map
which allows you to compare the data across the 17 neighbourhoods
across the shire area.
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