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Batz Guide App for Patients & Their Families
The Louise H. Batz Patient Safety Foundation has created the Batz Guide App with the hope to better equip and educate families to make them stronger advocates of their own care during their hospital stay. The intention of this App is to provide a tool for families, medical staff and patients that helps them to monitor care in real time.
Web link    Date Added: 03/21/2013    Date Last Modified: Mar 21 2013 12:00AM  
CMS Person and Family Engagement Strategy
Visit the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Person and Family Engagement webpage to learn about key tenets and foundational principles CMS has outlined to implement a person and family engagement strategy in your organization. You can download the CMS Person and Family Engagement Strategic Plan and Strategy documents as well.
Web link    Date Added: 12/20/2016    Date Last Modified: Dec 20 2016 12:00AM  
Create Well-Being Poster for Staff
Download and display this poster in your nursing home facility to help encourage staff to engage patients in their own care.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 06/01/2014    Date Last Modified: Jan 6 2020 4:50PM  
Five Music Tips for Long-Term Care Staff
This article focuses on the effects of music on long-term residents and provides tips for long-term care staff when using music.
Web link    Date Added: 04/21/2014    Date Last Modified: Apr 21 2014 12:00AM  
Nursing Home Courtesy Poster for Staff
Download and display this poster in your nursing home facility to help remind staff to use common courtesy when entering a resident's room.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 11/13/2013    Date Last Modified: Nov 13 2013 12:00AM  
Palliative Care Form
This form from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services can be used by attending physicians to document expected outcomes for nursing home residents in need of end-of-life care.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 02/09/2012    Date Last Modified: Feb 9 2012 12:00AM  
Palliative Care Website
This site provides clear, comprehensive palliative care information and resources for people dealing with serious illness at any age and at any stage.
Web link    Date Added: 01/18/2018    Date Last Modified: Jan 18 2018 12:00AM  
What Matters to Me: A Workbook for People with Serious Illness
This workbook, developed by Ariadne Labs and The Conversation Project, was created to help a person with a serious illness prepare to speak with their health care team about goals and preferences that matter the most to them.
Adobe PDF    Date Added: 12/01/2021    Date Last Modified: Dec 1 2021 10:26AM