The SBAR communication framework : for when you need action

Stonehouse, DP 2018, 'The SBAR communication framework : for when you need action' , British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, 12 (9) , pp. 450-453.

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This article examines the communication framework known as SBAR (situation, background, assessment, recommendation). High quality communication between members of the multi-disciplinary team is vital within health and social care. Support workers have a clear role and responsibility in facilitating effective communication. Therefore relevant sections of The Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England (Skills for Care and Skills for Health, 2013) will be highlighted. The article will then discuss exactly what the SBAR framework is and examine the four key parts which assist in the concise and focused transfer of information in an assertive and effective way, while empowering the support worker and developing their critical thinking skills.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Healthcare Assistants
Publisher: Mark Allen Healthcare
ISSN: 1753-1586
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Depositing User: DP Stonehouse
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2018 12:37
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2022 18:52

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