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2018
Publication, report or update

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.

2017
Publication, report or update

This document presents the second edition of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards released in November 2017.

2017
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The report on attestation by governing bodies includes a definition of attestation, a review of the evidence of the effectiveness of attestation by governing bodies as part of accreditation in healthcare, and examples of the use of attestation in practice.

2017
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2017
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2018
Publication, report or update

Actions from the first edition of the NSQHS Standards have been mapped to the second edition.

2019
Publication, report or update

Safe and high-quality care for patients with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium in acute health services

2017
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The key findings of the report on safety culture assessment tools are discussed according to an evaluation of effectiveness and utility of available tools, and considerations for a safety culture assessment tool as part of the AHSSQA Scheme.

2018
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The purpose of this paper is to outline six strategies to update and improve the reliability of the accreditation process.

2017
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The key findings of the report on short-notice and unannounced surveys are discussed according to the evidence for their effectiveness and considerations for their use in the AHSSQA Scheme.

2019
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The purpose of identifying and agreeing to goals of care is to develop a shared understanding between patients, family, carers, other support people and the clinicians in the multidisciplinary team about the clinical expectations, personal needs and preferences of the patient and the likely steps required to attain the agreed goals.

2017
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The key findings of the report on patient journey and tracer methodologies (hereafter referred to as ‘patient journey methodologies’) are discussed according to the evidence of its effectiveness and considerations for its use in the AHSSQA Scheme.

2018
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The purpose of this document is to outline the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality Health Care's policy and processes for obtaining, maintaining and removing approval as an accrediting agency under the Scheme.

2019
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A comprehensive care plan is a document describing agreed goals of care, and outlining planned medical, nursing, midwifery and allied health activities for a patient.