Audit

Care plans and risk assessments: choose a care plan and risk assessment, to determine its relevance to the clients needs, does it contain client centre information that is accurate. Check staffs knowledge of the care plan/ risk assessment and whether it has been reviewed recently. PHOTO

Communication aids: Are there sufficient communication aids onsite for clients need and if so are they being used correctly and effectively. E.g visual calendar, chores routine, meal planner etc. PHOTO

Current shift plan and activity plan onsite, are they relevant to client needs and therapeutic plan. PHOTO

Leisure activities available in the home. PHOTO

Leisure activities available outside of the home. PHOTO

Current menu plan in place in line with clients needs and being used appropriately. PHOTO

ADULT: Review premises and confirm if any locked doors/ windows/ gates are being used or any restrictive practise (objects/ physical, mechanical, chemical, seclusion, containment) Confirm staffs awareness and understanding of such strategies and where policies and procedures are located. PHOTO

ADULT: A copy of current TIM/ PBSP/ Short term approval/ Consent letter are available. Confirm staffs awareness and understanding of such documents. PHOTO

CHILD: Confirm a ACIP or child PBSP care plan is on sight and staff have an awareness and understanding on such documents. PHOTO

House project: recommendations by AHA (e.g garden/ arts and crafts projects/ creation of visual aid) evidence of ongoing projects. PHOTO

Improvement evidence: Is the service outlet meeting a high quality standard of appearance both internally and externally. PHOTO

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.