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Improving Outcomes for an Aging Population: Alzheimer's Treatment in Long-Term Care


Description

This toolkit provides strategies and templates to help long-term care facilities and their clinicians implement projects to enhance the quality of care for elderly residents with Alzheimer’s disease.

The toolkit includes the following components:
  • Algorithm and instructions for toolkit implementation
  • Sample data collection form and quality measures/calculation instructions
  • PowerPoint slides used during Stage B clinical inservice meetings
  • List of resources available for Stage B intervention
  • Sample action plan template
  • Link to continuing medical education/continuing education webcast

Links to the Tool:
This tool is available at: http://www.achlqicme.org/alz/Toolkit.aspx

Developer

Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL); Indiana University School of Medicine

Funding Sources

Pfizer, Inc.


QualityTool Topic

asp:qt-topic-replace-me


History

  • Release Date: 2013
  • Original Summary: 03/2014
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Last updated: April 09, 2014.