TeamSTEPPS Long-Term Care Instructor Guide:

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.

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Several organizations have collaborated to design, pilot, and further refine TeamSTEPPS to make it available for long-term care facilities. Many individuals contributed a great deal of their time and expertise to the development of the TeamSTEPPS Long-Term Care Instructor Guide and its accompanying materials by modifying the content and tools to fit the needs of long-term care facilities.

For their expert input to this curriculum, we would like to thank:

  • Abt Associates (Stefanie Falzone, Donna Hurd and Terry Moore)
  • Qualidigm (Michelle Pandolfi and Ann Spenard)

Video production and closed captioning were provided by:

  • Charles River Media Group, Newton Center, MA (Don Schechter)
  • Giro Studios, Cambridge, MA (Giro DiBiase)

Graphic art support was provided by:

  • Delmarva Foundation for Medical Care, Inc. (Dave Morrell)

Nursing homes that allowed filming onsite were:

  • Genesis HealthCare, Glendale Center (Elizabeth Geloso, Ericka Goode, Christine Greene - extras), Naugatuck, CT
  • Wingate at Sudbury Rehab and Skilled Nursing Residence, Sudbury, MA

Nursing home that participated in pilot training: Geer Village, Canaan, CT

Equipment for onsite filming was provided by:

  • Hunter's Ambulance and Transportation Services, Meriden, CT
Page last reviewed October 2014
Page originally created October 2012
Internet Citation: Acknowledgments. Content last reviewed October 2014. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.