Free NICHE for Patient + Family App for Smart Phones and Tablets

The NICHE for Patient+Family Mobile App helps prepare older adult patients and their caregivers for the realities of hospitalization and transitions between home, hospitals, and nursing homes. Within this free app, you’ll find resources including a Going & Coming Home Checklist, Finding a NICHE Facility and NICHE social media with healthcare guidance, product/service information, lifestyle ideas and more.

Features & Benefits

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Content details common problems experienced by older adult patients

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Provides both the reasons and specific steps for patient and family actions to participate in and improve their care

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Written in simple, easy-to-understand terms

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Accessible for a wide range of healthcare consumers

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Provides the tools for patients and families to discuss care with nurses and doctors

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Promotes better communication with the healthcare team

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Content presented in four categories: The Body, The Mind, Safety, and Transitions

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Content includes guidance in dealing with 24 older adult healthcare issues. Organized for fast, easy navigation

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Contains helpful checklists and functionality

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Provides information on items and information to gather during hospital arrival, admission, and discharge periods. Also includes function for locating NICHE Designated Hospitals

Visit the NICHE website and download the app for your device.