CEC Publications

TOP 5

TOP 5: Improving the Care of Patients with Dementia 2012 - 2013 Research Report
TOP 5: Improving the Care of Patients with Dementia
2012 - 2013 Research Report (Phase 1)

This TOP 5 research study indicates that the use of a low cost, patient based communication strategy for patient care is associated with significant improvements in patient outcomes, safety, carer experience and staff satisfaction while providing potential cost savings to health services.

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TOP 5: Improving the Care of Patients with Dementia 2014 - 2015 Research Report
TOP 5: Improving the Care of Patients with Dementia
2014 - 2015 Research Report (Phase 2)

This research study examined the use of TOP 5 in transitions of care between hospital, Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACFs) and community services. The results indicate that TOP 5 is a valuable communication strategy that can be used during transitions of care to improve patient safety, staff and carer satisfaction.

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