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#1 KylieferalMin0gue

Posted 23 November 2012 - 08:28 PM

So after searching numerous resources and just about pulling my hair out as I am finding numerous answers, does anyone know the answer to the following question:

Name the system used to maintain and monitor quality care in
1. Acute care settings
2. Aged care settings

My first response was ACHS for both, but I am thinking there must be 2 answers, so am now thinking ACFI for aged care, and ACHS for acute care.

Help!!!!!

#2 The Tiger

Posted 23 November 2012 - 08:36 PM

I would go with acfi, that's been drummed into me since day dot

#3 KylieferalMin0gue

Posted 23 November 2012 - 08:37 PM

QUOTE (PINKSTARS!! @ 23/11/2012, 09:06 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I would go with acfi, that's been drummed into me since day dot


Thanks pinkstars, thats what I was thinking for aged care.  Am just a little unsure about the acute care now, but will leave my answer as ACHS and see how I go!

#4 AliC05

Posted 23 November 2012 - 08:39 PM

Im pretty sure its ACHS for acute care - using the EQUIP program. Ive had to go through accreditation a few times and its buurrnnneedd into my mind!!

#5 KylieferalMin0gue

Posted 23 November 2012 - 08:48 PM

QUOTE (AliC05 @ 23/11/2012, 09:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Im pretty sure its ACHS for acute care - using the EQUIP program. Ive had to go through accreditation a few times and its buurrnnneedd into my mind!!



Thanks so much for that.  I thought I was on the right track, but just doubted myself, and I knew some of you lovely ladies would be able to help me.

#6 antiq

Posted 24 November 2012 - 05:33 AM

I think Aged Care would be the Aged Care standards enforced through accreditation every 3 years.




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