Promoting Excellence : Supportive Care of the Dying: Assessing the System

Supportive Care of the Dying: Assessing the System

Three self-assessment tools for use by organizations in rating their perceptions of effectiveness in meeting the stated objectives or outcomes, and identify barriers that inhibit services. The first tool is a complete assessment, the second tool is a shorter version of the first, and the third tool is used to evaluate cross-cultural system support in the organization.

Organizational Tools - Organizational Assessment

Supportive Care of the Dying: A Coalition for Compassionate Care
c/o Providence Health System
4805 NE Glisan Street,2E07
Portland, Oregon 97213
tel: (503) 215-5053
fax: (503) 215-5054

Sylvia McSkimming
e-mail: [email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
These questionnaires were modified from the City of Hope Tools. They were used to self-assess supportive structures, to build on existing data, and to be congruent with JCAHO standards. Designed to be administered in a group discussions, they require 2 - 4 hours to complete preferably in 2 different sessions.

needs, policies, procedures

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from this site. Please credit source.

Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

To view this tool:
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Posted October 2004

# SCD01, type:organizational_assessment

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