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Tools and Guides


Advance Care Planning

Advance care planning can assist with readmissions by understanding the patient’s care preferences. Home health agencies can initiative these conversations and better understand their patients’ wishes for end-of-life treatment.

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Cardiovascular Part 1 Best Practice Intervention Package (BPIP)

An updated version of the BPIP has been released to align with the new blood pressure guidelines (from November 2017). Visit the Cardiovascular Health BPIP site to download the new package:

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The CHAMP Program was the first national initiative to advance home care excellence for older people. Find selected and organized evidenced-based tools to create an online geriatric care transitions toolkit.

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Coaching Webinar from HHQI

Find information on evidence-based coaching: what it is, how it works, and why traditional methods have fallen short.

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Home Health Compare's Resources

Discover a wide variety of evidence-based educational tools and resources to help you improve the quality of care you provide.

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Medication Management

Medication management is a key driver of readmissions. Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) provides an array of resources for improving medication management, including resources for medication reconciliation and health literacy. (You will be asked to register in order to access this information).

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Teach Back: Health Literacy

Teach-Back is a method to confirm that the patient knows what they need to in a way that the patient understands. This is important to patients’ adherence to their care plans.

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