Promoting Excellence : Community Yardstick

Name:
Supportive Care of the Dying: Community Yardstick

Description:
The "yardstick" helps determine how one community compares to national data and to determine possible actions to improve care for those within that community.

Category:
Evaluation Tools - Community Assessment

Source:
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
www.careofdying.org

Contact:
Sylvia McSkimming
e-mail: [email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
Used to gather data from a community in order to establish an infrastructure that promotes excellent community and end-of-life care

Keywords:
community survey

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

References:
Developed specifically for this project by the project team.

To view this tool:
Left click on the download link to view the PDF document in your Web browser. Right-click on the download link to save the document to your computer.
pdf PDF 85 KB / 6 pages (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted October 2004


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Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.

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