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Evidence to Improve Care

Problematic Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder

Care for People 15 Years of Age and Older



Search below for the quality standard; the guide for patients; slides to help share why the quality standard is needed; quality improvement tools and resources; and performance indicators to help clinicians and organizations track their progress against the standard.


Quality Standard

Know what quality care looks like, based on evidence and expert consensus

The quality standards cover for Problematic Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder

Patient Guide

Patients: know what to ask for in your care

Patient guide cover for Problematic Alcohol Use and Alcohol Use Disorder

Getting Started Tools to Support Health Care Professionals

A Guide for putting quality standards into practice (for best results view on Adobe Reader)

An Action Plan Template

Tools to support patient care

Getting Started Guide

Case for Improvement (slide deck)

Share why this standard was created and the data behind it, to get the support you need to put it into practice

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Data Table

Identify where there are gaps in care in your region, to inform resource planning and improvement efforts

Data Table

Measurement Guide

See the technical specifications for the indicators within the quality standard

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We have prepared a summary of the public feedback we received for this quality standard. If you would like a copy of this report, please email us at QualityStandards@HQOntario.ca.

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