Infographic: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care
- Highlights the ten essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care. Download the picture and share it with your colleagues to start a conversation about how to deliver the highest-quality end-of-life care.
Fact sheet – End-of-life Care and the NSQHS Standards
- Includes information about how implementing the Consensus Statement can help your organisation to provide evidence for accreditation against actions in the NSQHS Standards.
The Commission engaged the Centre for Health Service Development based at the University of Wollongong to perform a rapid review of the literature to identify existing work and inform the development of indicators to measure the safety and quality of end-of-life care in acute hospital settings.
The Commission is developing additional tools and resources to support safe and high-quality end-of-life care in acute healthcare settings including:
- Survey and audit tools for measuring the quality of end-of-life care in hospitals.
These are currently being piloted in a major teaching hospital. This project will be expanded to several other pilot sites before being evaluated and released for public use.