Magic Wand: Exercise Sheet

TeamSTEPPS Long-Term Care Version: Module 1

The Long-Term Care version of TeamSTEPPS adapts the core concepts of the TeamSTEPPS program to reflect the environment of nursing homes and other other long-term care settings such as assisted living and continuing care retirement communities. The examples, discussions, and exercises below are tailored to the long-term care environment.

Exercise I: If I Had a Magic Wand

If I had a "Magic Wand" and could make changes within my unit, department, or facility in the areas of resident quality and safety...


A.   Provide a list of things that frustrate you, are significant problems, or make safe quality resident care more difficult to provide.  Some of the problems I would deal with are...


B.   Some of the solutions or ideas that may help to improve quality and safety for residents include:


*** Circle the three solutions you feel would have the most impact ***

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Internet Citation: Magic Wand: Exercise Sheet. Content last reviewed November 2012. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.