To assess current strategies, attitudes, facilitators, and barriers toward engaging patients in practice improvement efforts.
Multiple instruments meant at planning evaluation projects and to track progress; develop interviews, focus groups, questionnaires, surveys etc. ; promote good practice and assure staff-led Patient Focus and Public Involvement work; ensure that learning points and actions are identified and implemented or taken forward appropriately; plan, check and/or audit actions for evaluation findings; and improve practices of involvement.
To assist your organisation to improve consumer and community participation policies and practice; to identify a broad range of opportunities for participation; to assess and develop your organisation’s commitment and capacity to involve and support consumers and communities in a range of planning, implementation, and evaluation activities.
To assess the organizational impact of patient involvement.
Following five factors influencing community participation (needs assessment, leadership, organisation, resource mobilisation and management), to assess participation in health care programs. The tools can be used to compare the same program at different points in time, to compare observations by different evaluators, and/or to compare perceptions of different participants in the same programs.
Consists of (1) an Organization questionnaire to assess the organization’s capacity for, and culture of public and patient engagement; (2) a Participant questionnaire to obtain participants’ assessments of key features of the engagement activity that they have participated in, and (3) a Project questionnaire to assess the planning, execution and impact of the engagement activity after it has been completed.
To assess progress and identify areas for improvement on community involvement based on six dimensions: diversity, procedures, communication, staff support, opportunities, and resources.
To explore attitudes about patient and family involvement as advisors and/or members of improvement and redesign teams.
Toolkit composed of: 1. An engagement checklist to help determine whether a public or patient engagement process will be useful to the project realisation; 2. A questionnaire to evaluate team collaboration skills To routinely evaluate team collaboration skills and assess your growth; 3. A priorities checklist to help team members develop a clear and concise rationale that illustrates why they should engage; 4. A meeting effectiveness rating scale to encourage reflection about how effective engagement meetings are with patients, families, and/or staff; 5. The cornerstone engagement checklist to help evaluate if guiding principles for effective and meaningful public/ patient engagement were met; 6. An engagement process and outcome questionnaire for volunteers to gather feedback from participants about their experience; 7. An engagement process and outcome questionnaire for staff to gather feedback about staff experience.
To enable a timely assessment of organisational readiness hence facilitating effective implementation by supporting a tailored implementation strategy.