Consistent assignment is one of the eight goals that are part of the Advancing Excellence in America’s Nursing Home Campaign, a national initiative designed to help nursing facilities achieve excellence in their residents’ quality of care and quality of life.

The campaign’s website offers a wide range of tools to assist facilities in moving toward successful consistent assignment ( Among them are key articles on the topic, an implementation guide, a tool for calculating consistent assignment, fact sheets for consumers and staff, and a webinar program.

“I would advise going to the Advancing Excellence website and learning from the information there before they try to reinvent the wheel. This is a good starting place for facilities considering or just beginning consistent assignment,” says Barbara Baylis.

The campaign offers several resources, including: