Implementing the Comprehensive Care Standard - Approaches to person-centered screening
Identifying patients who may be at risk of harm, and mitigating the risks for those patients is a core part of comprehensive care planning and treatment.
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This paper is part of a series of resources to support implementation of the Comprehensive Care Standard. It focuses on approaches to person-centred screening and the part it plays in supporting Element 3: Risk screening and assessment.
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.
The essential elements are:
- Element 1: Clinical assessment and diagnosis
- Element 2: Identify goals of care
- Element 3: Risk screening and assessment
- Element 4: Develop a single comprehensive care plan
- Element 5: Deliver comprehensive care
- Element 6: Review and improve comprehensive care delivery