The Arkansas Innovative Performance Program (AIPP) Home Thermostat Tool
Kathy Gately, BSW, designed the Home Thermostat Tool to assist nursing homes, residential care and assisted living homes. This tool helps you identify root causes within your home that are promoting negative behaviors and discover alternatives to decrease these behaviors. For more information, please visit the AIPP at http://aipp.afmc.org/.
The Home Thermostat Tool is also available on the Advancing Excellence website. Please visit www.nhqualitycampaign.org/star_index.aspx?controls=dementiaCare
Click on: Individual Tools and How-To’s
Click on: Comprehensive Tool Kits
The Home Thermostat Tool
September 18 – 20, 2013: Expanding the Possibilities
Lodge of Four Seasons, Lake Ozark, Missouri. Please visit www.leadingagemissouri.org/events/.
July 10, 2013: For more information, please visit the Missouri Assisted Living Association website at www.malarcf.org/forms/schedule.html.
View flyer here: Primaris Presents Prevent Falls-QAPI June 2013
June 7, 2013: Kansas City
June 14, 2013: Columbia
June 21, 2013: Springfield
June 28, 2013: Chesterfield
Join Primaris for a free workshop to help homes achieve their goals for reduced falls and prepare for QAPI. This session is designed to be interactive, practical, and applicable for your entire team. Networking and sharing best practices will be promoted throughout the session. NHA PC hours may be purchased at the event. During this interactive session, we will:
- Explore fall management quality improvement techniques
- Practice techniques used in the Plan Do Study Act (PDSA) cycle
- Prepare for the upcoming QAPI requirement
- Maximize your resources and improve care for residents