2. Resident and Family Engagement for Safe Transfers of SNF Residents
This chapter will discuss the need for person-centered care, communication and safety during transitions of care. The focus of the chapter will be on transition planning, essential information that supports quality transfers, and the requirements for education and engagement of the resident and family during transitions. The role of the enhanced interprofessional team in the transitions of care process will be evaluated. Participants will have an increased awareness of the need for ongoing assessment, communication, education, and documentation for high-risk residents.