Assessment and Care planning Documentation for Ashburton and Rural Services

The content on this site can be used by all health professionals particularly in the Ashburton and Rural Services a

Purpose of Integrated Assessment and Care planning documentation

  • To meet new Health Quality and Safety Commission recommendations

  • To standardise patient assessments and care planning in our hospitals to ensure we meet regulatory standards, while still accommodating speciality requirements e.g. patient and area specific section additions

  • To provide a user friendly process of assessment and planning by reducing the requirement to complete other forms that could be missed  i.e.

      • Smoking cessation pink form

      • Falls Risk Assessment and Management form

      • Pressure Area Risk assessment (Braden score form)

      • Family Violence Screening

      • Different Allied Health/speciality service referral forms (can be numerous speciality forms to complete)

  • To reduce the requirement for staff to record actions within the patients progress notes i.e. using our care planning documentation to its fullest

  • Please Note: Assessment and care plannning tools are now available on the  Patient Assessment and Care planning site on the Intranet

​Use of documents - Process flowchartFlowchart.pdf

Education on Assessment and Care planning documents March 2015

Education points for Assessment and Care planning March 2015.pdf

Forms availabe in the areas
​Patient Questionnaire
Risk Screening form
Care plan form
These are in the process of being updated so links have not been included


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Page last reviewed: 27 April 2021