PLACE Assessments

 

The Patient-Led Assessment of The Care Environment (PLACE) Assessment was introduced in April 2013 to replace the former Patient Environment Action Team (PEAT) Inspections. The PLACE Assessment, which is Patient Led, assesses the quality of the patient environment on a yearly basis. The Assessment does not cover clinical care provision, or evaluate how well staff are doing their jobs.

The assessments involve members of the public, former and current patients and members of Healthwatch, who look at a selection of wards and departments against different criteria which is comprised of;

The results not only show how we are performing individually and nationally, but also how we can drive improvement across our hospital sites, enhance our services and better the patient experience.

The 2018 PLACE Assessment results are shown below.

PLACE 2018 - FGH

PLACE 2018 - RLI

PLACE 2018 - WGH


Updated December 2018

 

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