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Domains : Acute Conditions

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Overall Rank Primary Domain Additional Domain(s) Measure Title
2 Patients with Acute Conditions Personal Resources Best in Domain Healthcare professionals attending a person who has self-harmed should conduct and record a comprehensive and respectful assessment of (in order of urgency):
1. risk
2. current emotional and mental state
3. psychosocial needs
4. main clinical and demographic factors associated with risk of further self-harm and/or suicide.
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4 Patients with Acute Conditions Patient-Centeredness, Patients with Mood Disorders Additional support (e.g., more frequent direct contacts with primary health care staff or telephone contacts) should be considered for patients with depression who are assessed to be at high risk of suicide. Display Detailed
6 Patients with Acute Conditions Accessibility, Patients with Mood Disorders People presenting with suicidal, assaultive or homicidal thoughts and/or plans, which make the clinician uncertain of safety of the patient or others: Proportion who receive same-day specialized mental health care. Display Detailed
9 Patients with Acute Conditions Quality and Safety The practice has a written protocol for the assessment of and management of people at risk of harming themselves or others. Display Detailed
10 Emergency Services Patients with Acute Conditions, Accessibility Best in Domain Urgently required mental health services are received within 24 hours. Display Detailed
16 Emergency Services Accessibility, Patients with Acute Conditions A crisis response system (CRS) is available in each district and includes a plan for 24 hours, 7 days per week services. Display Detailed
53 Emergency Services Accessibility, Patients with Acute Conditions Percent of telephone crisis line calls answered in a timely fashion by telephone crisis line staff. Display Detailed
65 Emergency Services Patients with Acute Conditions Use of a comprehensive assessment method (e.g., Australian Mental Health Triage scale) to determine clinical urgency in the emergency department so that patients are seen in a timely manner. Display Detailed
70 Emergency Services Patients with Acute Conditions, Accessibility Proportion of clients with wait times of less than 14 days for initiation of ongoing treatment intervention after initial contact with any crisis intervention service (police, emergency department, crisis line). Display Detailed
76 Patients with Acute Conditions Patient-Centeredness, Patients with Psychosis Percentage of individuals suffering from serious mental illness with jointly developed crisis plans containing advance directives detailing the individual's treatment choices in the event of an acute episode of illness. Display Detailed
82 Outreach Services Patients with Acute Conditions, Continuity The primary mental health care team works jointly with local agencies to ensure home-based crisis services are available on a 24/7 basis (e.g. through PMHC staff providing some portion of clinical coverage for the service) Display Detailed
83 Outreach Services Patients with Acute Conditions, Continuity Crisis resolution and home treatment teams should be used as a means to manage crises for service users to augment the services provided by early intervention services and assertive outreach teams to individuals with severe mental illnesses, as well as a means of delivering high-quality acute care. Display Detailed
89 Patients with Acute Conditions Comprehensiveness, Continuity Acute day hospitals should be considered as a clinical and cost-effective option for the provision of acute care, both as an alternative to acute admission to inpatient care and to facilitate early discharge from inpatient care. Display Detailed
96 Patients with Acute Conditions Psychotherapy Inappropriate intervention: Proportion of individuals who report experiencing a traumatic event and are offered single session interventions (often referred to as debriefing) as this intervention can increase the risk of developing post traumatic stress disorder Display Detailed
97 Youth Patients with Acute Conditions, Psychotherapy For young people who have self-harmed several times, consideration may be given to offering developmental group psychotherapy with other youth who have repeatedly self-harmed. This should include at least six sessions. Extension of the group therapy may also be offered; the precise length of this therapy should be decided jointly by the clinician and the service user. Display Detailed
104 Emergency Services Competence, Patients with Acute Conditions Percent of telephone crisis line staff undergoing an initial credentialing and annual recredentialing process. Display Detailed
149 Patients with Acute Conditions Psychotherapy, Patients with Personality Disorders Percentage of individuals with 1 or more psychotherapy visits within 6 months of hospitalization or emergency room visit for borderline personality disorder. Display Detailed
  Best in Domain Most highly rated measure for the identified primary domain.
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