Antibiotic Stewardship Toolkit for Nursing Homes

Nursing homes are encouraged to work in a step-wise fashion, implementing one or two activities to start and gradually adding new strategies from each element over time. Any action taken to improve antibiotic use is expected to reduce adverse events, prevent emergence of resistance and lead to better outcomes for residents in this setting.

Facility Assessment

The purpose of the assessment is to determine what resources are necessary to care for residents competently during both day-to-day operations and emergencies.

CDI Toolkit

This toolkit should be used by providers and other healthcare professionals working to reduce HAIs. Each section contains information and additional online resources that can be used at any stage of progress.

Sepsis Zone Tool

Zone tool for patients to assess sepsis symptoms after leaving the hospital.