Acute Psychiatric Unit Clinical Handover Procedure

Name/Title

Acute Psychiatric Unit Clinical Handover Procedure (PDF)

Document ID

TS4KSNFPVEZQ-210-16069

Current from

25/05/2018

Coverage

WACHS

Policy Type

Procedure

Summary

This procedure outlines how WACHS Mental Health Inpatient Units ensure effective and safe handover between nursing shifts and between members of the Mental Health Multidisciplinary Team providing care. Mental health consumers are to be active participants in handover. The ISoBAR structure underpins all clinical handover in WACHS. This procedure does not address intrahospital or interhospital clinical handover.

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