Advance care planning for assisted living community residents with dementia

National Institute on Aging
Susan Mitchell, MD, MPH (Hebrew SeniorLife)
Ellen McCreedy, PhD, MPH
Priority area:
Advance care planning
Conduct a pragmatic trial in which assisted living communities are randomized to implement one of two educational interventions targeting residents living with dementia and their families
Q&I role:
This trial is one of numerous administrative supplements to the IMPACT Collaboratory and is jointly led by IMPACT’s co-leads, Q&I and Hebrew SeniorLife.
The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the need for effective advance care planning interventions for residents living with dementia, but few such interventions have been tested in assisted living communities. The study also involves a novel research partnership with a physician practice that provides on-site primary care in assisted living.
Read more:
IMPACT Press Release

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