A quality improvement plan to decrease acute care transfers through better staff communication about status changes among assisted living residents
Hilda Eagleton, DNP
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Elderly residents of assisted living facilities (ALFs) are generally frail and may have multiple comorbidities (National Center for Assisted Living, 2010). Inadequate communication of changes in resident status precludes early intervention and may result in unnecessary acute care transfers.
A Quality Improvement project using the INTERACT Model.
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|Type||DNP Capstone Project|
|Review Type||None: Degree-based Submission|
|Evidence Level||Outcomes Research|
|Research Approach||Quantitative Research|
Unlicensed Assistive Personnel;
Quality Improvement Project;
Safety of Patients;
Assisted Living Facility
Health Personnel, Unlicensed;
Geriatric Assessment Methods;
Hand Off (Patient Safety);
|Advisor||Runewicz, Jo Ann;
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