Continuous Quality Improvement

 

Safe Care aims to improve the quality and safety of healthcare services in resource-restricted settings using incremental standards based recognition and by building institutions that can objectively measure and rate levels of quality and patient safety in healthcare providers.

 
Vision

Safe Care's vision is to become the world standard for benchmarking and improving quality of healthcare providers in resource-restricted settings through stepwise recognition of quality improvement.

 

Improving quality of care of 57 primary and 1 referral health care facilities in resource-restricted settings through and external evaluation system based on standards and step-wise quality improvement trajectories. Rating and benchmarking across all Samburu county healthcare facilities Establish a basis for performance-based payout and funding systems for healthcare improvement. Work in a legal framework that is accepted by national authorities and may be extended to a national certification and/or accreditation system for both public and faith based healthcare providers.

Achievements

So far 58 facilitates have been assessed, and quality improving plans(QIPs) developed and disseminated. Most facilities are due for 1st Monitoring of the QIPs and progress reports to be shared. Work improving teams have been formed in 32 facilities and are reporting for the county Quality improving team(QIT).

Success Stories

SafeCare approach helps health care workers provide quality services

SafeCare approach helps health care workers provide quality services

Purity Murage looks at her facility, Marti Dispensary, with pride. “This facility has undergone a lot of changes since we were introduced to the Uzazi Salama project,” she narrates. Like other nur...

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Skilled deliveries on the rise in Loosuk

Skilled deliveries on the rise in Loosuk

Loosuk Community Unit (CU) is one of the new CUs established in Samburu County. The CU is made up of 47 Community Health Workers (CHWs) drawn from 13 villages. Since its inception in February 2016, th...

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Uzazi Salama saved my daughter and I

Uzazi Salama saved my daughter and I

The day started like any other. Ngitanet Lolmodoni prepared her children for school and went by her daily chores. She was nine months pregnant at the time, and at the back of her mind, she knew the ba...

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Safe Care

Safe Care

“Safe Care is different from other methods, as it shows us imminent gaps and recommends counter measures through the quality improvement plan. The best part is we don’t have to stick to internatio...

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Provide regulatory oversight on project implementation and Sustainability of project interventions

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Project donor
Enable mobile service reach in Samburu County.

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Programme & partnership management
Improve quality of health service in Samburu through implementation of safe care model
Health financing through Ambulance referral system.

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Learning design and implementation for health workers and community health workforce.
Improve data management for accountability. .