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Delirium clinical care standard indicators: 2a-Evidence of a locally approved policy to ensure interventions are implemented to prevent delirium for at-risk patients

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termIndicator
Indicator type:Help on this termIndicator
Short name:Help on this term2a-Evidence of a locally approved policy to ensure interventions are implemented to prevent delirium for at-risk patients
METeOR identifier:Help on this term745812
Registration status:Help on this termAustralian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 09/09/2021
Indicator set:Help on this termClinical care standard indicators: delirium 2021 Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 09/09/2021

Collection and usage attributes

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The policy should specify the: 

  • ‚ÄčInterventions available, and the patient groups and settings where they are appropriate 
  • Process to partner with patients and carers or families to select and implement interventions
  • Process to monitor changes in behaviour, cognition, and physical condition
  • Process to ensure clinicians are trained and competent in providing the interventions, and
  • Process to assess adherence to the policy.
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Yes/No

A healthcare setting that has documented evidence of a locally approved policy that is implemented should record ‘Yes.’ Otherwise, the healthcare setting should record ‘No.’

Representational attributes

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Yes/No

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care

Reference documents:Help on this term

Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. Delirium Clinical Care Standard. Sydney: ACSQHC; 2021.

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