Training Materials

Case Studies click here         
         
Workshop Presentation click here         
         
Videos         
         
   
The Usefulness of the Guide   An Introduction from the
Project Director
  A Testimonial from a Nursing
Home Resident
Dr Adrienne Mimms Dr Adrienne Mimms shares her perspective as a gerontologist and the family member of a nursing home resident   Dr Ruth Tappen describes the development of the Decision Guide   Paul, a rehab center resident talks about how the Guide and better information could have helped avoid an unnecessary hospital transfer.
         
   
Introduction for a new Resident
and Family Member
  Teaming with Resident to Prevent
Hospitalization
  Engaging the Resident and
Family in the Plan of Care
A new resident and a family member are introduced to the Guide   A resident's change in condition that can be managed in the nursing home. (Pneumonia)   Resident and family learn how following the recommended diet can prevent another hospitalization. (Salty Fish)
         
   
Managing an upset resident   Decision Guide for Resident in
Palliative Care
  Decision Guide for Resident in
Hospice Care
How not to do it and how to get it right. (Including a resident calling 911.)   Offering Options: Speaking to a resident on palliative care about the Guide   A Social Worker and Hospice Nurse explain issue of hospitalization when the resident is in hospice care
         
   
The Decision Guide in Printed
Form
  The Decision Guide in Tablet
Form
  When Hospitalization is
Recommended
A Social Worker gives the Guide to a short-term rehab resident in printed form   A Social Worker gives the Guide to a short-term rehab resident in tablet form   A resident experiences a change in condition that would best be managed in a hospital
         
       
DECISION GUIDE LIVE        
A full presentation of the content of the Guide        
         
Workshop Presentation        
         
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Case Studies         
         
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