QAPI Element 1

Element 1:  Design and Scope of a QAPI Program

Must be ongoing and comprehensive dealing with the full range of services offered by the nursing center.

  • When fully implemented address all systems of care and management practices.
  • Always include clinical care, quality of life and resident choice.
  • Aims for safety and high quality with all clinical interventions, but should emphasize resident autonomy and choice in daily life.
  • Utilizes the best available evidence to define and measure goals.

Action Steps May Include:

  • Conduct a QAPI self-assessment
  • Establish the purpose, guiding principles and scope for your QAPI program
  • Develop a QAPI plan
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