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Supports, Correctional Service of Canada Health Services, Emergency Department, Long-term Care, Mental Health Services, Provincial Correctional Health Services, Remote/Isolated Health Services, Residential Homes for Seniors, and Substance Abuse and Problem Gambling. Clients are assessed and monitored for risk of suicide. GUIDELINES .iery year close to 3o700 people in Canada coEEit siicidee Many oa these deaths coild be preiented by early recognition oa the signs of suicidal thinking and offering appropriate intervention. TESTS FOR COMPLIANCE Major Clients at risk of suicide are identified. Major The risk of suicide for each client is assessed at regular intervals or as needs change. Major The immediate safety needs of clients identified as being at risk of suicide are addressed. Major Treatment and monitoring strategies are identified for clients assessed as being at risk of suicide. Major Implementation of the treatment and monitoring strategies is documented in the client record. REFERENCE MATERIAL Health Canada (2009). Suicide Prevention. Health Canada. Lynch, M. A., Howard, P. B., El-Mallakh, P., & Matthews, J. M. (2008). Assessment and management of hospitalized suicidal patients. J.Psychosoc.Nurs.Ment.Health Serv., 46, 45-52. Ontario Hospital Association (2012). Suicide Risk Assessment Guide. Ontario Hospital Association. Registered Nurses Association of Ontario (2009). Assessment and Care of Adults at Risk for Suicidal Ideation and Behaviour. Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario. Toronto, Canada. -suicidal-ideation-and-behaviour Steele, M. M. & Doey, T. (2007). Suicidal behaviour in children and adolescents. Part 2: treatment and prevention. Can.J.Psychiatryo 5 o 35 -45S. World Health Organization (2012). Preventing Suicide: A Resource Series. World Health Organization.
REQUIRED ORGANIZATIONAL PRACTICES 2016accreditation.ca | 73RISK ASSESSMENT VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM PROPHYLAXIS For the following sets of standards: Cancer Care and Oncology Services, Critical Care, Independent Medical/surgical Facilities, Medicine Services, Organ and Tissue Transplant, Organ Donation for Living Donors, Perioperative Services and Invasive Procedures, Spinal Cord Injury Acute Services, and Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Services. Medical and surgical clients at risk of venous thromboembolism (deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism) are identified and provided with appropriate thromboprophylaxis. NOTE: This ROP is not a requirement for pediatric hospitals. The ROP applies to clients 18 years of age or older.