The process of hiring additional personal for your agency should beging with the home health management management staff assessing the need of the agency and whether or not it requires adding additional personnel or if the tasks can be fairly delegated between existing employees.
Do you have home health forms on what nurses should carry in their nursing bags for home health visits? If not...use ours!
Recommended supplies for home health nursing bags:
- Current compact-sized drug reference book
- Current home health care handbook
In its February 2018 newsletter CGS Medicare reports that many physician certifications do not contain a statement documenting the date of the face-to-face for home health encounter. Most providers utilize the CMS485 form for the plan of care and physician certification. Does your...
Patient portals are becoming increasingly important tools in the healthcare system, for both providers and patients. As electronic health records (EHRs) take the place of traditional paper records, many people are using portals as a way to access their records. But, using patient...
Your Agency should have home health forms, policies and procedures regarding the consent and application of restraints.
What Caregivers Should Know
Restraints are methods used by trained caregivers to stop or limit a patient's movement. Restraints may be used without the patient's...
Readmission Risk – Patients Discharged on Antibiotics