How do I use the data from an end-of-life care audit?
Data analysis should highlight areas of excellence, and areas for further exploration and improvement.
There are a number of strategies that can be used make changes and improve processes of care, some of which have been identified in the National Consensus Statement: Essential elements for safe and high-quality end-of-life care.
The strategies within the Consensus Statement relate to both processes of care and organisational requirements, and are grouped into 10 essential elements:
Comprehensive care resources including Element 6: Review and improve comprehensive care delivery may also be useful when considering improvement to care processes.