The sfCare Self Assessment Tool is part of the sfCare Getting Started Toolkit. The toolkit includes tips on how to prepare for the self assessment, such as printing the questions to aid in collecting the information.

The sfCare Self Assessment is designed to identify your organization's strengths and opportunities. The results of your assessment will be reviewed and a report card will be sent to the email address provided.


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All questions require an answer, but comments / notes are optional. Once all questions have been answered, please click “Submit”. If you have partially completed the assessment, you will be able to “save and quit”, and complete at a later time.

1

Commitments to the sfCare framework are included in the organization's strategic plan, operating plan, and/or corporate goals and objectives.
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2

Guiding documents (such as polices, standards, procedures, guidelines, care pathways etc.) reflect senior-friendly values and principles; promote older adult's health, autonomy, dignity and participation in care; and ensure that an older adult will not be denied access to care or the opportunity to participate in research based solely on their age.
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3

Education and/or training is provided to all staff on senior friendly topics.
We provide TRAINING TO ALL STAFF ON SENIORS' sensitivity - i.e. communication, general awareness on aging and the special needs of frail older adults, and training on how to recognize ageism and how it affects our attitudes and behaviour in our work.
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We provide TRAINING ON CARE TOPICS as appropriate, such as the Senior Friendly 7 (delirium, continence, mobility, nutrition, pain, polypharmacy, social engagement).
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4

Care delivery partners from all sectors have been identified, and collaborative processes exist to ensure information sharing and seamless transitions for older adults across the healthcare continuum.
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We have a process in place which ensures seamless transitions for:
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5

Interprofessional assessment and care is guided by evidence-informed practice to optimize the physical, psychological, functional, and social abilities of older adults.
A - Across how many of the relevant areas of the organization are these practices implemented and sustained for DELIRIUM?
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Delirium
Across NONEAcross SOMEAcross MOSTAcross ALL
Screening
Prevention
Management
Monitoring
B - Across how many of the relevant areas of the organization are these practices implemented and sustained for FUNCTIONAL DECLINE?
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Functional Decline
Across NONEAcross SOMEAcross MOSTAcross ALL
Screening
Prevention
Management
Monitoring
Do you have another process of care initiative you are currently working on corporately?
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Name of one process of care initiative:
C - Across how many of the relevant areas of the organization are these practices implemented and sustained for your PROCESS OF CARE INITIATIVE?
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Other Process of Care Initiative
Across NONEAcross SOMEAcross MOSTAcross ALL
Screening
Prevention
Management
Monitoring

6

The older adult/caregivers are provided with information to let them know what to expect in their care, help them make decisions, and better self-manage their conditions.
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7

The care plan, goals, and expected results of care are developed in collaboration with all members of the care team and the older adult/caregivers and aligned with the older adult's preferences.
Across how many of the relevant areas of the organization are these practices implemented and sustained?
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8

A system is in place to measure the experience and outcomes of older adults and make improvements based on the results.
We use the following feedback mechanisms:
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Our feedback mechanisms:
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Our organization reviews feedback:
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In the last year, we have created and implemented an improvement plan based on feedback from older adults and/or their caregivers
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9

An approach is in place to support care providers and the older adult/caregivers in challenging ethical situations.
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10

Structures, spaces, equipment, and furnishings provide an environment that minimizes the vulnerabilities of older adults and promotes safety, comfort, functional independence, and well-being.
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We have optimized the physical environment for older adults.
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