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Service provider organisation—standards assessment method, code N

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termStandards assessment method
METeOR identifier:Help on this term287762
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/12/2007
Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013
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The method used by a service provider organisation to undertake or undergo formal assessment against defined industry standards, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—standards assessment method

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Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Formal self-assessment
2In-depth external review

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CODE 1    Formal self-assessment

The service provider organisation undertakes formal self-assessment, on a routine basis, against the agreed criteria outlined in the defined industry standards. 

A formal self-assessment should involve a number of aspects, including the planning and development of a clear structure for the assessment process; the use of an accepted evaluation method such as a peer review; and the use of validated tools where these are available.

CODE 2    In-depth external review

The service provider organisation routinely undergoes an in-depth review against the defined industry standards by an independent external reviewer. This may take place in the context of an accreditation process for the service provider organisation. 

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Palliative Care Intergovernmental Forum

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Disability services standards cluster Disability, Standard 13/08/2015
Community Services (retired), Standard 10/04/2013

Palliative care performance indicators DSS Health, Retired 02/12/2015

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