Development of Benchmarks

The purpose of benchmarking is to drive palliative care service innovation and provide participating services with the opportunity to compare their service to other services from across the country. PCOC benchmarks have been well received and have formed the basis for demonstrating improvements in patient outcomes since 2009. The steps below are followed when developing outcome measures and benchmarks:

PCOC Benchmarks

Last reviewed: 20 October, 2016

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Centre of Research Excellence in End of Life CareNew module on knowledge translation using a PCOC scenario

Physical Symptoms at the Time of Dying Was DiagnosedJ Pall Med

Breathlessness During the Last Week of Life in Palliative CareJ Pain Symptom Manage

Symptom Assessment Scale (SAS)Now translated in 14 languages