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What is on the PALS test?

PALS consists of two instruments (PALS-K and PALS 1-3) that measure young children’s knowledge of important literacy fundamentals: phonological awareness, alphabet awareness, letter sound knowledge, spelling, concept of word, word recognition in isolation, and oral passage reading.

What happens when you contact PALS?

Listening to your suggestions for improving medical services and health care. Responding to your concerns if you are unhappy with an aspect of your health care. Dealing with your problems in confidence. Giving advice about the complaints process and deal with problems confidentially.

What does the patient advice and liaison service do?

The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) provides impartial advice and assistance in answering questions and resolving concerns that patients, their relatives, friends and carers might have accessing the NHS services provided by UCLH.

How do I read my pals score?

The first number in the score column is your child’s score on that task. The number in parentheses ( ) shows the benchmark score for that task. If your child scores at or below the benchmark, it indicates they need more help with that skill. The number in the MAX column shows the total possible score for that task.

How does the PALS test work?

PALS is a research based screening, diagnostic, and progress monitoring tool. Wisconsin teachers used PALS to identify students at risk of developing reading difficulties, diagnose students’ knowledge of literacy fundamentals, monitor progress, and plan instruction that targeted students’ needs.

How long do you have to complain to pals?

What is the time limit for making a complaint? You should raise your complaint at your earliest convenience, and no later than 12 months from the date of an incident or of when you become aware of the issue. This timescale may be extended in exceptional cases.

What do pals do?

The Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS) offers confidential advice, support and information on health-related matters. They provide a point of contact for patients, their families and their carers. You can find PALS officers in your local hospital.

Do pals offer compensation?

While PALS can help with your complaint, it does not award compensation. You should be aware that, if you decide to start an NHS compensation claim, you cannot then ask PALS to investigate. It can be a good idea to think about making a complaint to PALS before starting an NHS clinical negligence claim.