Aims and Measures
Each topic in the Program has a specific aim, which assists your team with achieving the overall objective for the Program. The aims usually involve a ‘stretch’ goal, which is not necessarily easy to achieve and may require significant improvement work in order to be met. It is important to realise that the goal is an aspirational target and any steps towards this goal are an improvement. Significantly, goals are used to guide and motivate improvement at a wave level, and not for judgment.
Measures are data collected by your practice or health service to track your improvement and should be as simple to collect as possible. The measures for this topic can be found under the ‘Measuring for Improvement’ section in this handbook.
Change Principles and Change Ideas
Change Principles and Change Ideas are key components of the Collaborative methodology. They are the principles and ideas for action that the Expert Reference Panel members consider will generate the greatest improvement in that particular topic. Change Principles provide a pathway that your practice and health service can follow to guide improvements in a topic area. Change Ideas are the practical steps that you can use to make improvements in each Change Principle.
| Change Principles – Powerpoint Presentation – 2015||Download||Introducing, explaining and discussing change principles and change ideas|