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Comprehensive Care is here!

On Tuesday 12 November 2019 at 12 noon the new Comprehensive Care risk assessment tool, associated inter-disciplinary plans of care (IPOCs) and medical order-sets went live in the EMR. Additionally questions about infection risk status, suicide and self-harm and end-of-life have been included in the EMR admission form.

 

The Comprehensive Care Standard is new in Version 2 of the NSQHS Standards, and requires the use of screening and assessment processes with patients, families, carers and other support people as a means of identifying risk of harm and inform comprehensive care planning.

On Tuesday 12 November 2019 at 12 noon the new Comprehensive Care risk assessment tool, associated inter-disciplinary plans of care (IPOCs) and medical order-sets went live in the EMR. Additionally questions about infection risk status, suicide and self-harm and end-of-life have been included in the EMR admission form.

Comprehensive Care comprises of the following nine domains:

  • Falls
  • Pressure Injuries
  • Poor nutrition and malnutrition
  • Continence
  • Delirium/Cognitive impairment
  • End of Life
  • Occupational Violence and Aggression
  • Suicide and Self Harm
  • Restrictive Practices

Click on this link to access resources developed to support the Launch of Comprehensive Care.

The release of Comprehensive Care is one of the major milestones in Living Best Care ahead of our accreditation in March 2020.

Click on this link to read the memo about the release of Comprehensive Care