Journal article

An audit of electronic CPA documentation

RD Rattehalli, H Variend, K Miller, M Jayaram

Clinical Governance | Published : 2009


Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to present an audit which assessed compliance in documentation of crisis and contingency plans in the electronic Care Programme Approach (CPA) for working age adult patients discharged from an in-patient setting. Design/methodology/approach - Two explicit and evidence-based standards were audited and a full audit cycle was completed. The electronic CPA documentation for all discharges from the adult in-patient beds of the Trust June 2007 formed the sample for Cycle 1 and the same from June 2008 formed the sample for Cycle 2. Data were obtained from the local electronic database. Findings - The paper finds that the rate of electronic CPA documentation in..

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