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MED-PASS:  Designing Solutions for Senior Care

INTERACT - Identifying Residents Appropriate for Hospice or Comfort Care




INTERACT LogoINTERACT (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 of the INTERACT program is to improve care and reduce the frequency of potentially avoidable transfers to the acute hospital. For more information, go to the INTERACT website.

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MED-PASS Receives License to Produce and Distribute INTERACT Tools

MED-PASS is honored to have been licensed by Florida Atlantic University to produce and distribute the new INTERACT Tools.






Identifying Residents Appropriate for Hospice or Comfort Care - Free Download


Availability: via INTERACT website

Price:  Free Download

This tool is available at no charge at the INTERACT website -
see below for details.



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 - Overview (item # MP5654-4).

Download for Free

This tool can be downloaded at no charge. To obtain this tool you must visit the INTERACT website. You will be requested to click through a standard Terms and Conditions Agreement page.

To find this tool on the INTERACT website:

  • Click the   INTERACT Tools  tab at the top of the home page, 
  • Create an account or sign in using your login,
  • Click the link INTERACT Version 4.0 Tools For Nursing Homes.
  • Click Identifying Residents Who May be Appropriate for Hospice or Palliative/Comfort Care under Advance Care Planning Tools.

Click here to get started.


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