Did you know that continuous improvement is a science? Yes, that’s right. Continuous improvement is an applied science which uses innovation, iterative cycles of testing and scaling to drive learning about what practice, organisational and system changes deliver real improvements in different contexts.
The voices of all will compel us forward in the right direction. This emerged as a pivotal theme during the inaugural KPI Programme Super Benchmarking Week and is why this issue of The Indicator is dedicated to showcasing the multitude of people
From 22 March, the KPI Programme will be delivering it’s inaugural Super Benchmarking Week. An opportunity for people working in and with the mental health and addiction sector to collaborate, innovate, enable and promote to keep driving continuous improvement and equitable health outcomes for tāngata whai ora, whānau and communities.
“If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”
– Wayne Dyer
There is no doubt the COVID-19 pandemic has caused mass disruption in our health services, and in the lives of every person across the globe.
Ehara taku toa i
te toa takitahi,
engari he toa
My success is not mine alone, it is the success of the collective.
What a year! The KPI Programme team are certain everyone is excited and looking forward to their summer break, and bidding farewell to another challenging year. Having a team spread across both Kirikiriroa and Tāmaki Makaurau, we empathise with everyone who has had to adapt through such extended pandemic restrictions.
Seclusion indicators provide valuable insights into the frequency and duration of seclusion events in Aotearoa’s DHB acute mental health inpatient services.
“We do these things not because they are easy, but because they are hard.”
John F. Kennedy
Ki te kotahi te kakaho ka whati, Ki te kapuia e kore e whati
Alone we can be broken. Standing together, we are invincible.
As anticipated, July did not disappoint with more than 90 people from across Aotearoa joining via Zoom for the Child and Youth and Adult stream KPI Programme forums.
The new mental health and addiction services Wait times indicator is now live on the KPI Programme website.
I orea te tuatara ka patu ki waho
A problem is solved by continuing to find solutions.
As the weather gets colder, events across the mental health and addiction sector will warm your heart and provide connections and learnings that inspire continual positive action.