Home Health orientation basics include showing new workers how to perform their jobs safely and efficiently. But thriving home health agencies know that it is important to go much further than that. Orientation is the perfect time to begin soft skills training, and to introduce...
If you have nursing, therapy and administrative staff accessing an electronic EMR system you need have to make sure each employee signs an EMR Confidentiality Form - also known as a Non-Disclosure Form. A confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement is absolutely necessary for an...
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
The quality of home health employees management that a nurse, therapist or aide receives is critical to employee retention. The reasons home health workers leave their jobs has more to do with management and supervision not the job itself.
The essentials of nursing are the same for both LPNs and RNs. Both care for people who are suffering from illness and injury, providing medical and functional assistance to help them live as pain-free and as comfortable as possible, and hopefully move forward in their journey toward...
Adapted from the AIG Home Health Edition: The home health aide screening process is one of the most important steps in hiring a home health aide. The following activities can help to assure that the right person is hired.