Stroke Quality Standard

Stroke Quality Standard

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The Stroke Quality Standard will define the high-quality stroke care that people should expect to receive or be offered.

Public review for the draft Stroke Quality Standard was undertaken from April 27 to May 25, 2021. Thank you to all those who participated in the review. Your insights will help to define what high-quality stroke care should look like for BC.

What's Next?

A summary of the review results will be compiled and presented to the Stroke Standard Development Committee to determine final revisions to the Stroke Quality Standard and Patient, Caregiver and Family Guide.

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Why Public Review?

Public review on quality standards is best practice in order to incorporate a broad range of perspectives and to ensure that the standards are applicable to the population.

This aligns with our commitment to being a collaborative and transparent organization. The public review process helped to ensure that we meet these values by inviting feedback and incorporating the perspectives of British Columbians from across the province to further improve the Stroke Quality Standard.

This feedback is helping us to:

  • confirm that the stroke quality standard is targeted appropriately to improve care delivered at a system level;
  • determine if the quality standard identifies key areas for improvement during the care journey;
  • verify that the quality standard is applicable across all regions of the province;
  • establish that the proposed indicators will support improvement activities and health services to monitor progress to meet the quality standard; and
  • ensure that the quality standard is appropriately worded for the target audiences (e.g., patients, caregivers, families, health care workers and health care organizations).

Key Contact

Sybil Hoiss
Leader, Strategic Initiatives