Protocols

 Thinking About ThinkingMike Splaine of Cognitive Solutions, along with JJ Jordan is the co-developer of the Thinking About Thinking® protocols for acute and primary care patients with cognitive impairment.

 


ACUTE CARE
ADMISSIONS – Detection, processes, facility accommodations for ED, planned admission, outpatient services

CARE – Communication, daily protocols/procedures, dietary/facility accommodations, length of stay issues

DISCHARGE – Re-hospitalization prevention, post-stay care planning, care transition, caregiver support

ADMINISTRATION – Health information records, coding, billing, IT implications

COMMUNITY INTERFACE – Capability launch events, public relations, community education, long-term care relationships

PRIMARY/ACO CARE
DETECTION/DIAGNOSIS
– Alzheimer’s disease, other dementias, delirium

POST DIAGNOSTIC CARE – Communication, protocols/procedures, facility accommodations

CAREGIVER INTERFACE – Communication, education, care planning

ACUTE CARE INTERFACE – Preventable Hospitalization guidance, Admissions, Care, Discharge planning/interaction

CARE TRANSITIONS – Home, residential options/planning

ADMINISTRATION – Health information records, coding, billing, IT implications

COMMUNITY INTERFACE – Public relations, community education, dementia community relationships