Top Reports to use in VCare and the Benefits of it
Within VCare, multiple reporting options are available from analysing falls to being able to plan care items and identify ongoing risk areas. Giving staff the ability to access relevant reports will help them perform to the best of their knowledge and means more effective and timely mining of relevant data.
One of the key functionalities of VCare is its robust reporting system, which enables healthcare professionals to generate insightful reports. VCare has also developed several interactive reports and dashboards using the Microsoft Power BI tool. In this blog post, we will explore the top reports to use in VCare and discuss the benefits they provide.
Examples of standard reports in VCare include:
- Wound register
- Fall register
- Event reporting
- Care plan history
- Events (outstanding)
- Admission coversheet
- And much more
A wound register report provides a comprehensive documentation of wounds, including location, size, and characteristics, ensuring accurate tracking of the healing process. Regularly reviewing this report allows healthcare workers to monitor wound healing, identify trends, and make timely adjustments to their resident’s treatment plans. By maintaining this report, it demonstrates a commitment to quality assurance and compliance with healthcare standards as it enhances patient care, optimises treatment plans, and promotes effective wound management practices.
The falls register report offers several benefits for healthcare workers and rest homes in managing fall incidents. It provides a documentation of each fall event, including details such as date, time, location, contributing factors, and patient outcomes. This enables accurate tracking of fall incidents, facilitates analysis of trends and patterns, and helps in implementing targeted interventions to reduce fall risks and improve patient safety.
The event report allows for documentation of each incident, near misses, and adverse events. This report promotes a culture of safety and accountability allowing for identification of potential risks and hazards enabling measures to prevent similar incidents in the future. It acts as a valuable tool for analysing trends in events, helping healthcare workers to improve patient safety and provide quality care.
Care plan history
The care plan history report provides information on the care plans of residents within a rest home. This report allows healthcare workers to track the progress of various interventions and treatments provided to the resident, whilst identifying patterns that can be implemented into future care plans. It acts as a good resource for discussions between healthcare workers, residents, and family members as they monitor the progress of each resident.
This report shows any outstanding events, such as unresolved incidents, complaints, or other issues, ensuring timely follow-up and resolution. It acts as a useful report for healthcare workers as it highlights where they need to manager their resources and focus their attention. Through this, nurses communicate to address any outstanding events so that they can provide the highest quality care to their residents.
This report provides useful information regarding the demographic details and medical history upon admission of each resident in a care home. It makes for accurate care planning and decision-making when finalising the resident’s placement and helps to streamline the admission process. The report will reduce the risk of error during this process as it highlights the residents’ allergies, medications, and specific care needs.