Nursing & Ancillary Services
Essence of Care 2010
Benchmarks for Safety
- Department of Health
- TSO (The Stationery Office)
'Essence of Care' was first introduced in 2001, designed to support and address the fundamentals of care which are still at the heart of its 12 benchmarks. 'Essence of Care' is ideal for frontline staff in health and social care settings.
'Essence of Care 2010 - Benchmarks for Safety' provides best practice guidance to ensure people, their carers, visitors and staff feel safe, secure and supported.
For the purpose of these benchmarks safety is defined as: protection or freedom from physical, mental, verbal abuse and/or injury.
This title must be read in conjunction with 'How to Use Essence of Care 2010 (please see below). It should also be noted that all the benchmarks are interrelated.
'Essence of Care 2010 - Benchmarks for the Fundamental Aspects of Care 2010' which contains all 12 benchmarks and 'How to Use Essence of Care 2010' is also available to purchase (please see below).
Assessment - risk of injury
Assessment - risk to others
Observation and privacy
Planning, implementation, evaluation and revision of care
|Format||Paperback||Published||11 Jan 2011|
|Availability||Colour copy: 3 - 5 days||Delivery||Delivery options and charges|