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Biopsychosocial Health Essay

2554 words - 11 pages

Essence of Care

2010

Benchmarks for Record Keeping

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Best Practice Guidance 0 Gateway Ref: 14641 0

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Contents
Best Practice – General Indicators
Factor 1

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Access to care records
Factor 2

Single records
Factor 3

Practice and evidence
Factor 4

Security

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Essence of Care 2010 Benchmarks for Record Keeping

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Best Practice – General Indicators
The factors and indicators for each set of benchmarks focus on the specific needs, wants and preferences of people and carers. However, there are a number of general issues1 that must be considered with every factor. These are:

People’s experience
■■ People feel that care is delivered at all times with compassion and

empathy in a respectful and non-judgemental way ■■ The best interests of people are maintained throughout the assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation and revision of care and development of services ■■ A system for continuous improvement of quality of care is in place

Diversity and individual needs
■■ Ethnicity, religion, belief, culture, language, age, gender, physical,

sensory, sexual orientation, developmental, mental health, social and environmental needs are taken into account when diagnosing a health or social condition, assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and revising care and providing equality of access to services

Effectiveness
■■ The effectiveness of practice and care is continuously monitored and

improved as appropriate ■■ Practice and care are evidence-based, underpinned by research and supported by practice development

Consent and confidentiality
■■ Explicit or expressed valid consent is obtained and recorded prior to

sharing information or providing treatment or care

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Also see Department of Health (2010) NHS Constitution The NHS belongs to us all. Department of Health: London accessed 07 May 2010 at http://www.dh.gov.uk/prod_consum_dh/groups/ dh_digitalassets/@dh/@en/@ps/documents/digitalasset/dh_113645.pdf

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Essence of Care 2010 Benchmarks for Record Keeping

■■ People’s best interests are maintained where they lack the capacity to

make particular decisions.2 ■■ Confidentiality is...

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