National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program resource manual for residential aged care facilities

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The National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program Resource Manual for residential aged care facilities (QI Program Resource Manual) September edition 2016 edition.

Contents

Part A: Handbook for residential aged care facilities     

1. Introduction to the National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program

2. Understanding Quality Indicators and those in the National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program

3. Glossary of terms, timelines and processes for participation in the National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program

4. Quality Indicator 1: Pressure injuries

5. Quality Indicator 2: Use of physical restraint

6. Quality Indicator 3: Unplanned weight loss

7. How to submit Quality Indicator data and how to access reports

8. Using information from the Quality Indicators for quality improvement

9. Support for residential facilities participating in the National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program

Part B: Appendices – resources and additional information

Appendix 1 – Quality Indicators

Appendix 2 – Example template for scheduling Quality Indicator data collection

Appendix 3 – Quality Indicator 1: Pressure injuries

Appendix 4 – Example template for recording data for Quality Indicator 1: Pressure injuries

Appendix 5 – Quality Indicator 2: Use of physical restraint

Appendix 6 – Example template for recording data for Quality Indicator 2: Use of physical restraint

Appendix 7 – Quality Indicator 3: Unplanned weight loss

Appendix 8 – Example template for recording data for Quality Indicator 3: Unplanned weight loss

Appendix 9 – Using Quality Indicator data and setting targets

Appendix 10 – Quality Indicators, the quality improvement cycle and continuous quality improvement

Appendix 11: Information for stakeholders including residents and families

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