186196 - Health Care Homes Module 1: Introduction to Health Care Homes
- : Online
This module will enable participants to understand, facilitate and support the changes required for transformation within the Health Care Homes model, enabling support of the practical application of key concepts and components into general practices or ACCHS.
Relevance to General Practice
Health Care Homes is a model for general practices and ACCHS. A Health Care Home is an existing general practice or ACCHS that further commits to a systematic approach to chronic disease management in primary care. This approach supports accountability for ongoing high quality patient care. It uses an evidence-based, coordinated, multi-disciplinary model of care that aims to improve efficiencies and promote innovation in primary care services.
- 1. Describe the Health Care Homes model and how it works in the Australian context.
- 2. Recognise Health Care Homes stage one participation requirements, readiness, commitment and accountability.
- 3. Describe the Health Care Homes training, coaching and support resources available.
- 4. Explain the patient, provider, practice and population benefits of implementing the Health Care Home model.
- 5. Recognise how to work collaboratively to deliver patient-centred care.
- Domains of General Practice
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
Ways in which health can be optimised and maintained are communicated to patients, family members and carers
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
Fragmentation of care is minimised
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
Effective leadership improves outcomes for patients
D4. Professional and ethical role
Professional knowledge and skills are effectively shared with others
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
Relevant data is clearly documented, securely stored and appropriately shared for quality improvement
- Adult health