Institutional Commitment to Pain Management - This document acknowledges the many factors that make pain assessment and management in the long-term care setting challenging. It details The Wisconsin Cancer Pain Initiative that has developed a process that can guide an organization through the development of a pain management program.
Pain Quality Improvement Overview Process - How to initiate a pain quality improvement project. Provides an overview of how to use geriatric pain tools in this section. A pdf version of this information is available for download at the end of this page. We also encourage clinicians working with older adults in a nursing home setting to take advantage of the numerous QI and pain care resources found at the National Nursing Home Quality Improvement Campaign (NNHQI).
Advancing Excellence: Improving Pain Management Implementation Guide - Learn how to implement a pain management improvement program. Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Homes is an ongoing, coalition-based campaign concerned with how to care for the elderly, chronically ill and disabled, as well as those recuperating in a nursing home environment.