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MED-PASS:  Designing Solutions for Senior Care

Advance Care Planning Communication Guide - 2/pack

MP5654-4

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Price: $19.95
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INTERACT (Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers) is a quality improvement program that focuses on the management of acute change in resident condition. The INTERACT program includes clinical and educational tools and strategies for use in every day practice in long-term care facilities. The goal is to improve care and reduce the frequency of potentially avoidable transfers to the acute hospital. Click Here for more information.

 

MED-PASS is a licensed provider of the INTERACT tools.

 

© 2011 Florida Atlantic University, all rights reserved. This document is available for clinical use, but may not be resold or incorporated in software without permission of Florida Atlantic University.

Description

This educational tool is designed to assist health professionals who work in nursing homes on how to communicate with residents and their families about goals of care and preferences at the time of admission, at regular intervals, and when there has been a decline in health status.

  

This Guide is organized into Four Parts:

  • Tips for Starting and Conducting the Conversation
  • Communication Tips
  • Helpful Language for Discussing End-of-Life Care
  • The Resident or Representative Who Want Everything Done

 

Also includes guidance on indentifying residents who may be appropriate for hospice care, with examples of comfot care interventions. 

Features
  • Includes a listing of additional resources for staff and resident representative
  • For use by social workers, licensed nurses, primary care clinicians, clergy and direct care staff
  • Convenient minimum order quantity of 2 per pack
Specifications
Size 5-1/2 x 8-1/2
Format 2 per pack
Published Revised June 2018