Delphi Templates

Oral Assessment and Intervention Template

The 5 Whys

The method is remarkably simple: when a problem occurs, you drill down to its root cause by asking “Why?” five times. Then, when a cause becomes apparent, you follow through to prevent the issue from recurring.

Bed Rail Audit

The possible combinations of bed rails, beds and mattresses (and other equipment in the environment), together with the differences between bed occupants, means that a careful, thorough and individual risk assessment is necessary if serious incidents are to be avoided.