One of a series of six transforming community service best practice guides for frontline staff and their leaders which aim to help to deliver High Quality Care for all: the Next Sate Review. Each guide has a similar framework, clearly setting out ambitions, taking action to deliver, using best available evidence and demonstrating and measuring achievement. The guides highlight what is considered to be good practice across community services.
This guide aims to support frontline clinicians in providing the public with acute care delivered as close to home as possible. It supports innovative approaches to enable acute care in the community to be an alternative to hospital. To be read in conjunction with the quality framework/quality indicators.