Canterbury’s use of Acute Plans during covid-19 highlighted at hui
Canterbury Clinical Network Senior Project Facilitator Rebecca Muir presented at the Ō tātou hiranga | What matters to us: Shared decision making and advance care planning virtual Hui held early December.
Rebecca’s presentation titled, ‘Capturing key medical information to protect vulnerable people during lockdown,’ shared how the Acute Plan was used across the Canterbury health system during lockdown.
“The focus was on how the Acute Plan was used to document important conversations and key medical decisions for patients at increased risk of health deterioration, and the versatility of the Acute Plans across different settings and scenarios,” says Rebecca.
The presentation was well received with 61 people virtually joining the presentation.
“There were a wide array of questions ranging from, wanting to know what detail is captured in the acute plan, whether it is available in the North Island and in other South Island regions, and who can access the plans.”
“The hui was an engaging and thought provoking two days of discussions and exploration about our role in making sure what matters most to our patients and their whānau is at the centre of our health care planning and delivery.”
Sessions included several consumer stories, advance care planning and experiences particularly around how planning is and could be done with people with learning and cognitive disabilities.
View Rebecca’s virtual presentation video here and slides here.
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