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Guideline for the Prevention of Falls in Older Persons, American Geriatrics Society, British Geriatrics Society, and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Panel on Falls Prevention
- National Council on Aging
- American Journal of Infection Control: Safe Injection (PDF, 129 KB)
- Prevention and Control of Bed Bugs in Health Care Facilities (PDF, 68 KB)
- World Health Organization: Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care
- Centers For Disease Control And Prevention:
- Imagine - David Pitonyak's website with articles and resources for supporting persons with difficult behavior
- Promoting Emotional Health and Preventing Suicide: A Toolkit for Senior Living Communities (PDF, 914 KB)
- American Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline
The Management of Persistent Pain
- American Society for Pain Management Nursing
- Geriatric Pain Assessment
- Geriatric Pain Management
- Bathing Without a Battle - A joint production of the Cecil G. Sheps Center of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Oregon Health and Science University, in conjunction with the Institute of Aging of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and EO Studios, Inc., Athens GA
- Tooth Wisdom for Caregivers - Contains a video entitled "Daily Oral Care for the Nursing Home Resident with Dementia" and other senior oral care resources.
- Feet Can Last a Lifetime - A Health Care Provider's Guide to Preventing Diabetes Foot Problems - A joint program of the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
- Avoiding Physical Restraints
- Hospital Beds
- Hospital Bed System Dimensional and Assessment Guidance to Reduce Entrapment
Root Cause Analysis
- Oregon’s Guide to Root Cause Analysis in Long Term Care (PDF, 416 KB)