Within the Communication Principle are a number of tools and processes that when implemented help to improve overall communication between staff, service users, carers and families. These include the following:

Risk Assessment (includes absconding, missing persons and pass-plans, admission, discharge and follow-up procedures, live risk assessment, training, timings and review with patient involvement)
Safety briefing and huddles
Daily goal setting
Debrief following adverse events/restraint
Triangle of Care, Rights in Mind Pathway, Advance Statements and Broset Violence Checklist