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OASIS C1 - Best Practices for Aide Supervisory Visits

Include the following evidence-based OASIS Home Health best clinical practices for performing supervisory visits:

The objective of the home health supervisory visit is to determine...

  1. if the aide is following the careplan,
  2. if the careplan is meeting the patient's needs,
  3. if the...

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Jul 21, 2016

Home Health Care Management: How to Perform Employee Evaluations

Your home health care management policies and procedures need to address how to perform employee evaluations.  Employee evaluations shouldn't be intimidating for you or your employee. Preventing a negative experience can depend on how you - or another reviewer - handles the...

Posted by Steven Steggles on May 14, 2015

How to Start a Home Health Agency: Orientation Checklist

How to Start a Home Health Agency 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...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Feb 19, 2015

Home Health Forms: Everyone Needs to Sign a Confidentiality Agreement

If you have staff accessing an electronic EMR system you need have to make sure each employee signs the home health forms: EMR Confidentality Form - also known as a Non-Disclosure Form.  A confidentiality or non-disclosure agreement is absolutely necessary for an Agency or any other...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Jan 27, 2015

OASIS Home Health - Best Practices for Aide Supervisory Visits

Include the following evidence-based OASIS Home Health best clinical practices for performing supervisory visits:

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Jan 13, 2015

Home Health Care Management: 6 Principles of Employee Retention

The quality of home health care 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.

It is not enough that the supervisor is...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Oct 31, 2014

Home Health Care Forms: Orientation Checklist

Employee orientation training 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...

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Oct 28, 2014

Home Health Care Management: How to Perform Employee Evaluations

Your home health care management policies and procedures need to address how to perform employee evaluations.  Employee evaluations shouldn't be intimidating for you or your employee. Preventing a negative experience can depend on how you - or another reviewer - handles the...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Oct 7, 2014