Promoting Excellence : Palliative Care Screen

Name:
University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing/Genesis Eldercare: Palliative Care Screen

Description:
A one-page assessment sheet to identify potential palliative care needs in patients newly admitted to nursing homes.

Category:
Organizational Tool — Enrollment Criteria/Patient Identification

Source:
University of Pennsylvania
School of Nursing
Hartford Center of Geriatrics
420 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6096
www.nursing.upenn.edu
or
www.nursing.upenn.edu/centers/hcgne/links.htm

Contact:
Neville Strumpf, PhD,RN
[email protected]

How the grantee used this instrument:
Used to identify very far advanced or end stage illnesses and goals of the family and patient consistent with what the ElderCare program offered.

Keywords:
nursing homes, symptom assessment, care planning

To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from the website. Please credit source.

References:
Developed by the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing and the Genesis Palliative Care Center for this project.

To view this tool:
Left click on the download link to view the PDF document in your Web browser. Right-click on the download link to save the document to your computer.
pdf PDF 39 KB / 1 page (Viewing PDF files requires downloading and installation of the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.)

Posted October 2004

University of Pennsylvania overview page


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