Clinical Resources

Models of Care by ADGAP Members

These tools  included here have been submitted by ADGAP members as part of the work under Goal I – Models of Care in ADGAP’s Action Plan. The links below contain information about each particular model and provide additional contact information if you are interested in adapting it at your own institution. If you wish to submit your own Model of Care to be made available on the website, you may do so by contacting Erin Obrusniak at In order to submit, you  must be an ADGAP member in good standing.

Models of Care


Leadership Toolkit

The Leadership Grant Toolkits, developed with support from the John A Hartford Foundation, were developed and designed to assist Program Directors, enhance their management and leadership skills, build a better business case, and implement guidelines and criteria to improve quality and safety at their institutions. Three teams created the tools and presented them at the 2012 Leadership Retreat and serve as templates to be used and replicated.


ACE Units

Acute Care for Elders: Creating the Business Case (Power Point Slides)
Kyle Allen, MD, Riverside Health System (formerly at Summa Health System)

Sample Tools and Resources (Summa Health System)

Geriatric Program Planning (Power Point Slides)
Jim Goodwin, MD. University of Texas – Medical Branch

Acute Care for Elders – Improving the Quality and Safety of Older Hospitalized Patients (Power Point Slides)
Mike Malone, MD,  University of Wisconsin and Aurora Health Care

Sample Tools and Resources

Geriatrics Clinics

Business Case Development (Power Point Slides)
Jim Campbell, MD, MetroHealth Medical Center

Sample Tools and Resources

Tools for Building Quality and Safety in Outpatient Care (Power Point Slides)
Jane Potter, MD. University of Nebraska

Sample Tools and Resources

Delirium – Initiating a Hospital Elder Life Program

The Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP): Resources for Implementation (Power Point Slides)
Sharon Inouye, MD, Harvard University Hebrew SeniorLife

Additional  Resources

Getting HELP (Hospital Elder Life Program) for at Risk Older Patients (Power Point Slides)
Mark Supiano, MD, Utah University