A Quality Improvement Plan to Decrease Acute Care Transfers through Better Staff Communication about Status Changes Among Assisted Living Residents

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/621191
Category:
Full-text
Format:
Text-based Document
Type:
DNP Capstone Project
Level of Evidence:
Outcomes Research
Research Approach:
Quantitative Research
Title:
A Quality Improvement Plan to Decrease Acute Care Transfers through Better Staff Communication about Status Changes Among Assisted Living Residents
Author(s):
Eagleton, Hilda
Additional Author Information:
Hilda Eagleton, DNP(c), MSN, RN, CIC
Advisors:
Runewicz, Jo Ann; Cimineri, Christy; Jenkins, Sandra
Degree:
DNP
Degree Year:
2016
Grantor:
Capella University
Abstract:

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.

Keywords:
transitional care; unlicensed assistive personnel; quality improvement project; patient handoffs; safety of patients; Assisted Living Facility
CINAHL Headings:
Aged; Assisted Living; Health Personnel, Unlicensed; Program Implementation; Geriatric Assessment Methods; Transfer, Discharge; Hospitalized; Hand Off (Patient Safety); Quality Improvement
Description:
A Quality Improvement project using the INTERACT Model.
Note:
This work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
Repository Posting Date:
2017-01-12T15:51:43Z
Date of Publication:
2017-01-12

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.advisorRunewicz, Jo Annen
dc.contributor.advisorCimineri, Christyen
dc.contributor.advisorJenkins, Sandraen
dc.contributor.authorEagleton, Hildaen
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-12T15:51:43Z-
dc.date.available2017-01-12T15:51:43Z-
dc.date.issued2017-01-12-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/621191-
dc.descriptionA Quality Improvement project using the INTERACT Model.en
dc.description.abstract<p>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.</p>en
dc.formatText-based Documenten
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.subjecttransitional careen
dc.subjectunlicensed assistive personnelen
dc.subjectquality improvement projecten
dc.subjectpatient handoffsen
dc.subjectsafety of patientsen
dc.subjectAssisted Living Facilityen
dc.titleA Quality Improvement Plan to Decrease Acute Care Transfers through Better Staff Communication about Status Changes Among Assisted Living Residentsen_US
dc.typeDNP Capstone Projecten
thesis.degree.grantorCapella Universityen
thesis.degree.levelDNPen
dc.description.noteThis work has been approved through a faculty review process prior to its posting in the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.-
dc.primary-author.detailsHilda Eagleton, DNP(c), MSN, RN, CICen
thesis.degree.year2016en
dc.type.categoryFull-texten
dc.evidence.levelOutcomes Researchen
dc.research.approachQuantitative Researchen
dc.subject.cinahlAgeden
dc.subject.cinahlAssisted Livingen
dc.subject.cinahlHealth Personnel, Unlicenseden
dc.subject.cinahlProgram Implementationen
dc.subject.cinahlGeriatric Assessment Methodsen
dc.subject.cinahlTransfer, Dischargeen
dc.subject.cinahlHospitalizeden
dc.subject.cinahlHand Off (Patient Safety)en
dc.subject.cinahlQuality Improvementen
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