Additional Tools and Resources
- Early Warning tool (adapted for long term care settings such as nursing centers) http://www.in.gov/isdh/files/Doc_7_-_Interact_Stop_and_Watch_Tool.pdf [Plugin Software Help]. Accessed January 10, 2012.
SBAR tool http://www.interact2.net/docs/Communication%20Tools/SBAR_Communication_Tool_and_Progress_Notec.pdf [Plugin Software Help]; accessed January 30, 2012.
Increasing Use of Consistent Assignment. Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes Campaign. http://www.nhqualitycampaign.org/files/factsheets/Staff%20Fact%20Sheet%20-%20Consistent%20Assignment.pdf [Plugin Software Help]; accessed January 9, 2012.
- Minimum Data Set 3.0: Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS), Items C0200—C0500; Confusion Assessment Method (CAM), Items C1300 and C1600; and the PHQ-9, Item D0200. https://cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/index.html.
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