The E-CAT product for district nursing is an electronic tool which supports caseload analysis and audit. Underpinned by a bespoke dependency tool and based on a methodology validated by the University of Ulster, the tool looks at caseload variables at all levels from caseload holder to commissioner and facilitates caseload benchmarking and performance management. The tool has been implemented in all five health trusts in Northern Ireland providing a significant regional evidence base.

The following key features are included:

  • Caseload profile recording
  • Event management
  • Benchmarking across teams, localities, trusts
  • Security and data-views appropriate to your level (including anonymous peer comparisons)
  • Management dashboard view of event & profile progress
  • Full reporting suite at all levels e.g. over 360+ reports
  • Easy to use report-generation with report templates
  • On-line expert user guide and detailed help text to assist report generation
  • Bespoke dependency tool
  • Integration with community information systems
  • Configurability options to allow for the tool to be rolled-out to other professions
  • System administrative functions such as code lookup, user, password management