Pain Communication Tools
Use these tools and resources to help you communicate information about pain assessment, pain symptoms, and pain treatment recommendations.
Pain Management Communication Tool - A form clinicians can use to communicate to Providers about an individual’s specific pain issues, including pain assessment, symptoms, and treatments. The tool provides the necessary components for the discussion to determine the best treatment plan for the older adult.
Pain Flow Sheet - Cognitively Intact - Flow Sheet to document pain assessment and treatment information for a cognitively intact individual.
Pain Flow Sheet - Cognitively Impaired - Flow Sheet to document pain assessment and treatment information for a cognitively impaired individual.
Family Caregiver Toolkit: Pain and Dementia - This toolkit was designed by experts at Iowa and Weill Cornell Medicine to help family caregivers cope with the stress and challenges experienced while taking care of loved ones with pain and dementia. Inside, the toolkit provides training for individuals on how to identify pain in dementia and communicate key information to their family member's care providers.