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INTERACT - Identifying Residents Appropriate for Hospice or Comfort Care


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.

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Identifying Residents Appropriate for Hospice or Comfort Care - Free Download


Availability: via INTERACT website

Price:  Free Download

See the entire line of INTERACT Tools for Skilled Nursing



This tool for licensed nurses and primary care clinicians provides guidance in the form of examples of orders that may be appropriate for residents on palliative or comfort care plans who decline hospice.

Note: This tool is also found in the Advanced Care Planning Communication Guide (item # MP5654-4).

Download this tool at no charge! To obtain this download, you must create a free account and log in on the INTERACT website. You will be required to click through and agree to a standard Terms and Conditions Agreement page. Once you are logged into the website:

  • Click the INTERACT Tools tab at the top of the home page
  • Choose INTERACT Version 4.0 Tools for Skilled Nursing
  • Select Identifying Residents Approrpiate for Hospice or Comfort Care or any other resources of interest

If you are already logged on the INTERACT website, click here