Escalation Mapping Template

The Escalation Mapping Template (EMT) is a quality improvement tool to assess the efficacy of health service providers’ systems to recognise and respond to deterioration in a person’s mental state.

The Excel version of the EMT can be downloaded below.

Escalation Mapping Template XLS - 2020

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The Escalation Mapping Template (EMT) supports services to map the alignment of their local processes to the systemic recognition and response model and to evaluate the effectiveness of their processes.

The EMT will also support services to implement actions in the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards, by helping you review what is working in your local context, and what might be improved.

It contains links to tools and resources currently used in clinical practice in health settings across Australia.

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Audit, monitoring or reporting tool