Produced by Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania this resource provides a coherent frame of reference for supporting transferability of clinical handover improvement initiatives in different clinical settings.
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) sought feedback on the draft National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards Aged Care Module. This module has been developed to allow organisations to meet the requirements of both the NSQHS Standards and the Aged Care Quality (ACQ) Standards by assessment to one set of standards. Consultation is now closed.
Reviewing the delivery of comprehensive care is important for ensuring patients are receiving care that meets their clinical and personal needs; that risks are efficiently and effectively identified and mitigated; that the agreed comprehensive care plan is achieving what it aimed to do; and that patients' goals and expectations are being met.