It is likely that there will be no quality indicators (QI) for daycare for assessing the quality of results. Therefore, modules of the new quality display are relevant for daycare. You will find an overview of all three components of the new quality display in the first part of this series.
Since module 1 is already intended for different care facilities, including daycare, this article deals with the relevant changes in module 3 (quality aspects).
The authors of the final report recommend developing separate test sheets for daycare or daycare, as the inpatient facilities require a lot of linguistic and some content adjustments.
The six quality areas into which the quality aspects are divided
These areas can be taken over for daycare. It should be taken into account that individual test questions are probably more often not applicable to daycare.
Example: The main responsibility for ensuring treatment care rests with outpatient care services, doctors or relatives. However, tasks such as patient observation are definitely an important requirement in the field of daycare. Here it is the task of the auditor to take this into account at the level of individual care for the person in need of care.
There are changes for daycare in three quality aspects:
All other quality aspects can be taken over but must be linguistically adapted to daycare.
Since daycare facilities with an average of 12-14 guests per day are comparatively small care facilities, the authors of the final report recommend drawing a purely random sample of 6 daycare guests present on the day of the examination. If fewer than 6 people can be included on the day of the test, the test should still be completed on that day and not continued the next day.
The assessment forms and rules presented in the final report can be transferred to daycare. The same applies to the quality representations, whereby deviating accentuations of certain task areas in the supply process would have to be explained in a form that is understandable for the user. The information part belonging to the quality display can also be adopted, but the language must be adapted for daycare.
With the new procedure there are two major changes for daycare: