What are the 16 Core Essential Standards?

The 16  core Essential Outcomes are:

  • Outcome 1: Respecting and involving patients
  • Outcome 2: Consent to care and treatment
  • Outcome 4: Care and welfare of patients
  • Outcome 5: Meeting nutritional needs
  • Outcome 6: Cooperating with other providers
  • Outcome 7: Safeguarding users from abuse
  • Outcome 8: Cleanliness and infection control
  • Outcome 9: Management of medicines
  • Outcome 10: Safety and suitability of premises
  • Outcome 11: Safety, availability and suitability of equipment
  • Outcome 12: Requirements relating to workers
  • Outcome 13: Staffing
  • Outcome 14: Supporting workers
  • Outcome 16: Assessing and monitoring the quality of service provision
  • Outcome 17: Complaints
  • Outcome 21: Records

(To print a Quick Guide to the 28 outcomes  click on the iconpdf30)

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