Resources

Working to improve the quality of care delivery to nursing home residents.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENT (QI)/QUALITY MEASURES (QM):

QM Specification Manual

Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Manual

TOOLS:

PRU TRACKING + TRENDING

FALLS TRACKING + TRENDING

CLINICAL COMPOSITE SCORE CALCULATOR

QAPI SELF ASSESSMENT TOOL

STAFF STABILITY TOOL

QI PROCESS TOPICS:

The Pioneer Network’s free Starter Toolkit for Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care
Your quality improvement efforts depend on how well your team communicates, problem-solves, and works together……………… Learn how to kick-start your Quality Improvement (QI) program using key organizational practices. The Pioneer Network’s free Starter Toolkit for Engaging Staff in Individualizing Care, produced by B&F Consulting, contains tip sheets and media clips providing how-to information, and starter exercises to get the change conversations going in your nursing facility.

Nursing Home Fact Sheet: Staff Stability

Achieving Staff Stability – apply the QAPI process of staff stability, including goal setting, collecting and using data and piloting improvements. Click this link to view the webinar.

Nursing Home Fact Sheet: Consistent Assignment

Huddles Tip Sheet

Systems for Communication, Teamwork, and Collaborative Problem-Solving – monitoring and systematic analysis of QAPI, ways to systematically involve staff in the feedback data, how to implement consistent assignment and practices that maximize the benefits of consistent assignment.Click this link to view the webinar.

Engaging Staff in Individualized Care

QI Huddles Closest to the Resident Tip Sheet

Involving CNAs in Care Planning Tip Sheet

NH REGULATIONS + GUIDES:

QI COMMUNICATION:

Initiatives

Care Coordination
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Care Coordination SC
Cardiovascular Health
Cardiovascular Health (DC)
Cardiovascular Health (NY)
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Diabetes Self-Management
Diabetes Self-Management Education (DC)
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Diabetes Self-Management Education (SC)
Drug Safety
Anticoagulation Safety
Hypoglycemia Avoidance
Opioid Safety
Drug Safety (DC)
Drug Safety (NY)
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Hospital Safety
Hospital Safety (DC)
Hospital Safety (NY)
Hospital Safety (SC)
Immunization
Immunization (DC)
Immunization (SC)
SC Immunization Coalition Materials
Nursing Home Quality
Nursing Home Quality (DC)
Nursing Home Quality (NY)
Building Blocks for Quality
QAPI Self-Assessment
Casper Data
Eliminating Inappropriate Antipsychotic Medication Use
Clinical Quality Measures (QM)
Composite Measure Score
NHQCC Collaborative Kick-Off
NHQCC Collaborative Outcomes Congress
QI/QAPI
Using a System's Approach to Quality & Performance Improvement
Nursing Home Quality Care Collaborative (NHQCC) Learning
Engaging Staff in Individualized Care
QAPI Self-Assessment and Related Resources
QAPI In Action
Quality Improvement (QI) Resources
Quality Improvement Strategies
Steps to QAPI
Elements for Framing QAPI in Nursing Homes
Clinical Topics
Medication Use Tools & Resources
Pressure Ulcer Clinical Tools & Resources
Restraint Clinical Tools & Resources
Falls with Major Injuries
Health Care Acquired Conditions
Eliminating Long Term Care Re-Admissions Tools & Resources
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Consumers
Nursing Home Quality (SC)
ACE e-Newsletter
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QI/QAPI
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Sepsis in the News
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Technology-Enhanced Care
Meaningful Use of HIT (DC)
Meaningful Use of HIT (NY)
Meaningful Use of HIT (SC)
Transforming End of Life
Quality Payment Program
Quality Payment Program (NY)
Quality Payment Program (DC)
Quality Payment Program (SC)

Contact Us

New York

Pauline Kinney, RN, MA, LNHA, RAC-CT
Senior Director, Health Care Quality Improvement
Tel: (516) 209-5402
Fax: (516) 326-0434
Pauline.Kinney@area-I.hcqis.org

Maureen Valvo, RN, BSN, RAC-CT
Senior Quality Improvement Specialist
Tel: (516) 209-5308
Maureen.Valvo@area.I-hcqis.org

David L. Johnson, NHA, RAC-CT
Senior Quality Improvement Specialist
Tel: (518) 320-3516
David.Johnson@area-i.hcqis.org

Dan Yuricic, MA
Senior Quality Improvement Specialist
Tel: (516) 209-5458
Danny.Yuricic@area-I.hcqis.org

IPRO Nursing Home Team
ipronursinghometeam@ipro.org