Documents

Good care in care networks – Position Paper on Integrated Care

In the past few years, the Health and Youth Care Inspectorate (IGJ) has laid the foundation for supervising care networks for clients living in home environments with multiple care needs. It is expected that well-functioning care networks for clients living in home environments will increase in importance in the coming years.

In this position paper ‘Good care in care networks’, the Inspectorate examines what this means. For care providers, clients and their relatives, local authorities and for supervising the quality and safety of care by the Inspectorate. The Inspectorate also indicates what it intends to achieve in 2018/2019 with its supervision of care networks.

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Inspection framework and working method for supervision of care networks

The Health and Youth Care Inspectorate developed an inspection framework and working method for the supervision of care networks. The Inspectorate uses this inspection framework to assess networks of professionals who provide care to clients in home environments.

The inspection framework contains the standards and criteria which the Inspectorate uses for supervising. These standards and criteria are based on laws and regulations, guidelines and field standards. Field standards, guidelines and legislation and regulations are constantly in progress. Therefore, the Inspectorate adjusts the inspection framework when necessary. The latest version (in Dutch) of the inspection framework can be found below. The Inspectorate uses this version since December 1, 2017.

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Infographic: Supervision of care networks in the home environment

For an explanation of the infographic, see this general information about our supervision of care networks in home environments.

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