When you choose Medical Audits technology systems you will triple your auditing capacity, drive improvements in compliance and provide safer, better patient care
Robust leadership in infection prevention and control is essential for effective decision-making, efficient use of resources and ensuring the provision of high quality, safe, effecitve, person-centred care (HIS, 2015)
Medical Audits provide advice, support, training, consultancy and auditing services to Acute hospitals, Nursing homes, Hospices, Residential care settings and other Healthcare providers so they can continue to provide and maintain a safe environment for their clients and residents during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Every year over 300,000 patients in England acquire a healthcare associated infection whilstin hospital. These infections cost the NHS more than £1 billion a year
Medical Audits have the knowledge and skills to provide key services including Infection Prevention and COVID-19 training and HIQA Infection Prevention standards audits to Nursing Home, Care home and healthcare providers
so they can do all in their power to reduce risks of spread of infections.
Provide evidence of the standard of care provided with the SUPER Care audit system from Medical Audits
Specifically designed for auditing care in non- acute settings, this audit system enables care providers assess the standard of care provided by measuring a number of key performance indicators related to patient outcomes, recognised parameters for high standards of care provision.
These include measuring the outcome of the care provided in your organisation and include:
✔ Presence of a pressure ulcer
✔ Number of falls
✔ Residents on Antibiotics
✔ Acquisition of Multi-drug resistant organisms
SUPER Care - Resident Safety audit software is suitable for use in all non-acute and community based areas of Healthcare including:
SUPER care – Patient outcome audit enables monitoring of Key Performance Indicators for residential care
Many of the audits carried out in care services focus on evidencing compliance with Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) standards for residential care.
They include auditing:
While Medical Audits can provide a range of audit software systems for this purpose, audits of the OUTCOMES of the care provided are essential for meeting the fundamental standards of care (CQC) and National Standards for Residential Care settings (HIQA)
The SUPER Care audit has been developed for that purpose – to enable monitoring and audit of key performance indicators of the standard of the care provided.
All Medical Audits’ audit systems are based on best practice standards and guidelines.
They are developed in consultation with Healthcare experts and reference the following standards and guidance:-
✔ Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014
✔ National standards for safer better care (HIQA, 2012)
✔ Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009
✔ The fundamental standards of care (CQC, 2017)
✔ National Standards for Residential Care settings in Ireland (HIQA, 2016)
✔ National standards for infection prevention and control in community services (HIQA, 2018)
✔ High Impact Interventions (NHS Improvement & IPS, 2017).
✔ Guidance for Application of Standards and Recommended Practices in Primary Care Local Decontamination Units (HSE, Ireland 2016).
✔ National Standards for Settings for Older People in Ireland (HIQA, 2016).
✔ Prevention and control of infection in care home – an information resource (Health Protection Agency, 2013).
Because all our systems combine into one complete auditing and quality assurance system, you can seamlessly audit across acute hospitals, primary care teams, Hospices, residential care settings, Dental practices, GP practices, out-patient clinics, prison services and more.