It is important to monitor and measure the success of your Community Action Plan activity, as it helps you see what went well, and what could be improved next time around.
Often community action to prevent alcohol and other drug-related harms is an ongoing process over many years. Measuring success is something to be done throughout the delivery of your Community Action Plan, not just at the end of your activity.
Measures of success (sometimes called indicators) indicate what needs to be measured in order to assess the activity’s success. They are markers of your activity’s progress and achievements. There are two main categories:
Measures of success need to be determined for each activity in your Community Action Plan’s activity. Groups are required to specify at least two process and two impact measures for each activity.