News and Notices

PPOC changes from 5 July - for Integrated Care Services (ICS) staff only

Following feedback from our clinicians we have implemented changes to the PPOC. Below are the sections which will change from 5 July 2021 and these changes will be implemented to all units. Please remember the prior checks and baseline assessments should be completed for all patients.

Changes – new set out as below:

  • Incorporated better understanding of Prior Checks
  • Diversity Monitoring implemented
  • Pain assessment changes to instructions
  • Analysis and Plan re instated


Reason for Referral – incorporated dependency score and guidelines as below – this is a drop down list please see guidance for clarity.

Analysis and Plan introduced – to enable clear process for clinicians to follow.

Therapy assessment now incorporated – Pre admission status Pathway 2a/2b for CSB or ward completion. What was the patient’s ability prior to admission rather than current ability

Home situation, Tenure of property, Access, Living room, Kitchen, Stairs, Toilet, Bathroom, Bedroom, Equipment, PADL, DADL.