Recognition of Residents’ Changing Health Conditions More Important Now Than Ever

Early recognition of changing health conditions among nursing home residents is critically important, especially in this time of COVID-19. A set of tools called Interventions to Reduce Acute Care Transfers (INTERACT®) such as “Stop and Watch” and “SBAR Communication Form,” are among a series of INTERACT tools that help nursing home staff, residents and their families detect early changes, keep residents healthy and avoid hospital transfers. Read more.