NEWS: 2 Dec 2021, Aged Residential Care
New research published today by the Health Quality & Safety Commission is the first of its kind to better understand, raise awareness of and start discussion about the quality of care for Māori and aged residential care.
NEWS: 27 Nov 2021, Mental Health & Addiction Quality Improvement
Te Toka Tumai Auckland District Health Board (DHB) has dramatically reduced its rates of seclusion in mental health and addiction (MHA) services. Assaults on staff are down and staff retention is up.
PUBLICATION: 17 Nov 2021, Aged Residential Care
This report by Joanna Hikaka and Ngaire Kerse was commissioned by the Health Quality & Safety Commission as a ‘thought-piece on Māori and aged residential care (ARC)’.
EVENT: 9 Nov 2021, Infection Prevention & Control
The COVID-19 vaccine – join us for a short presentation and an opportunity to have your questions answered by experts from the Immunisation Advisory Centre.
PUBLICATION: 7 Oct 2021, Partners in Care
The Commission is developing a code of expectations (the code) which will set how health and disability service providers and organisations will involve and work effectively in partnership with consumers and whānau.
PUBLICATION: 1 Oct 2021, Adverse Events
Some questions were raised at the webinar to launch the video but there was not enough time to answer them all. We have now provided responses to those questions.
NEWS: 15 Sep 2021, Patient Deterioration
A five-year patient deterioration programme funded by the Health Quality & Safety Commission has prevented a number of avoidable harms.
NEWS: 14 Sep 2021, Adverse Events
A new film, Pou hihiri, Pou o te aroha | Healing and learning from harm, features consumers, clinicians and researchers talking about the benefits of following a restorative approach after a harmful event occurs in health care.
PUBLICATION: 13 Aug 2021, ACP information for consumers
Whenua ki te whenua: A taonga for your whānau, is an advance care planning guide designed using kaupapa Māori processes. Available in English and te re Māori the resources can be downloaded as PDFs or physical copies ordered free of charge.
NEWS: 12 Aug 2021, ACP information for consumers
The Health Quality & Safety Commission is proud to launch Whenua ki te whenua: A taonga for your whānau, a new advance care planning guide designed using kaupapa Māori processes.
PUBLICATION: 4 Feb 2021, ACP information for clinicians
Sometimes it can be easier to start an advance care planning conversation with some ready-crafted words. Here are some you might like to try.
PUBLICATION: 2 Feb 2021, Primary Care
Taumarunui Community Kokiri Trust (TCKT) is a kaupapa Māori health and social services provider. Read about its project to weekly education and support clinic through a Diabetes Support Group in a community setting.
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PUBLICATION: 24 Dec 2020, Patient Deterioration
In this video Felicity shares her story of advocating for her mother’s wishes and values when her mother was dying.