Essential elements for comprehensive care
The Commission has identified a set of six essential elements for comprehensive care delivery, which represent different stages or processes that a patient may experience when clinical care is delivered in alignment with the Comprehensive Care Standard.
Six elements of comprehensive care delivery
The conceptual model provides an organisational perspective of comprehensive care, and the essential elements for comprehensive care delivery integrate these organisational pre-requisites with the clinical processes required to care for individual patients.
The essential elements are:
How the elements interact
The figure shows how these six elements interact:
These elements are described in detail in: