Using the PELI for Your Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program
June 12, 2020
Effective November 28, 2017, federal regulations require nursing homes to implement Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs that take “a systematic, comprehensive, data-driven approach” to improving quality of care and […]
Overview: Using the PELI for Your Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program
April 23, 2020
Nursing homes are required to implement Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs that lead to better quality of care and quality of life for residents. This tip sheet outlines how to use the Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI) assessment tool as the basis for a QAPI project to promote person-centered care.
Getting Started: PELI Performance Improvement Project (PELI-PIP)
September 26, 2019
Once you’ve decided to focus on preferences assessment and services as part of your community’s QAPI program, make sure you have ingredients in place for success. This tip sheet walks through the initial steps: assure that you have top management support, establish a PELI-PIP committee, and introduce concepts of preference assessment and fulfillment to everyone involved.
Use the Plan-Do-Study-Act cycle to carry out your performance improvement project: understand your organization’s vision, priorities and current status; choose a specific aspect of preference assessment or services to improve first; implement the project; assess the results; and keep on going! Find useful checklists and planning templates to guide your organization during each phase.