Hints and Tips for Completing Acuity Assessments


  • Plan time to complete acuity assessment daily.
  • Allocate members of staff to complete daily acuity during morning board round.
  • Check acuity levels with colleagues.
  • Consider starting report for night shift at morning handover or board round, complete at 3pm for rest of the day.
  • Set a reminder alarm.
  • Discuss ward acuity at handovers.
  • Input information directly rather than using paper.
  • Display Welsh Levels of Care at the nurses' station.