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The Depression and Adjustment in the Nursing Home Resource Tool Kit was prepared by the University of Pittsburgh, Palliative Care Education Working Group, and Geriatric Education Center (GEC).
As stated in the tool kit, “the tool kit provides you with information about the current state of evidence for addressing depression in long term care residents. The idea of evidence-based practice is to help bridge the gap between research and practice by utilizing treatment that have been tested to be feasible and have benefits. However, the use of evidenced-based practices still requires professional judgment and critical thinking about the individuals with whom you are working and the circumstances of their situations. The reality is that research currently tells us that a number of practices need to be done to verify these practices are effective for residents in long term care.”
Included in this tool kit are:
If you have any questions related to the toolkit, please reach out to the Aging Institute at 866-430-8742 or firstname.lastname@example.org.