This section of the Hospital Environment Audit Tool (HEAT) contains the module: Patient bedside orientation.

It is designed as a checklist of key questions that will assist clinicians to introduce patients to the hospital environment and orientate them in the ward and is designed to be used with every patient, on admission or after a transfer.

It looks at the immediate bedside environment and orientation to the ward.

This audit module contains 22 questions and will take approximately 5-10 minutes to complete.

Start the patient bedside orientation audit.