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There are 1.4 million Americans living in our nation’s 15,600 nursing homes. Today, your loved one might be one of them; one day, maybe it will be you.

We must be able to count on nursing homes to provide high quality, compassionate care.

atom Alliance is working with hundreds of these homes to

  • reduce the use of antipsychotics,
  • increase resident independence and
  • improve the quality of care.

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That’s what we’re doing. Here’s what you can do

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Browse through the Resource tabs below for information on improving nursing home care. You can also search our online library.

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Improving independence for residents increases their health and well being. Browse the Resource tabs below to discover what you can do to help your loved ones in nursing homes improve physically and mentally.

Use the tabs to the right to search for specific tools and resources related to this page.

You can also search our comprehensive library of online resources, where you can sort by atom Alliance state, initiative, patient or provider focus or simply type in a keyword for quick access to the tools and resources you need.

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Learn what changes to make to lower your chances of falling.
End of Life Issues
Page sponsored by the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health contains links to useful materials for both patients or caregivers faced with planning end-of-life of care
AARP: Caregiving Resource Center
Information, tools and tips for caregivers
Caring Connections
Provides people with information and support when they are planning ahead, caring for a loved one, living with an illness or grieving a loss
Patients Like Me is a website for sharing, support and research. Learn from others, connect with people like you and track your health.
Advancing Excellence in Nursing Homes
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Go to the Hospital or Stay Here?
Go to the Hospital or Stay Here?

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Advancing Excellence: TipSheet for Residents and Families
Advancing Excellence: TipSheet for Residents and Families

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Advancing Excellence: Consumer Fact Sheet for Improving Staff Stability
Advancing Excellence: Consumer Fact Sheet for Improving Staff Stability

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Advancing Excellence: Consumer Fact Sheet for Reducing Hospitalizations
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Advancing Excellence: Consumer Fact Sheet for Person-Centered Care
Advancing Excellence: Consumer Fact Sheet for Person-Centered Care

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Advancing Excellence: Consumer Fact Sheet for Consistent Assignment
Advancing Excellence: Consumer Fact Sheet for Consistent Assignment

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Your Discharge Planning Checklist
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Taking Care of Myself Guide
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The Secret to Long Life, New York Times
Can We Talk About It?
The Conversation Projects talks and listens to others about end-of-life care
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