Whilst on placement critically discuss how you
(1) provided holistic, person centred care,
(2) promoted optimum independence, and
(3) enhanced the quality of life for clients within your healthcare setting.
Outline key fundamental care skills that you carried out and describe the learning that has taken place for you in relation to communication skill development with the clients and multidisciplinary team with in your intellectual disability day service placement setting.
Escalating healthcare costs, heightened awareness of medical errors, and a higher-than-ever number of insured Americans have drawn attention to the need for quality improvement in US healthcare. Today, many efforts around patient outcomes and safety, care coordination, efficiency, and cost-cutting are underway and care redesign initiatives are being evaluated to guide future healthcare quality improvements. The following tips may aid you in your healthcare improvement efforts.
As noted management expert, Peter Drucker, famously said, “If you cannot measure it, you cannot manage it.” Before you can begin to make improvements in health care, you first need to know what opportunities exist for improvement and then establish baseline outcomes. Next, look at trends and statistics from electronic health records, outcomes studies, and other data source to identify key areas in need of improvement.