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4 Exercises for the Chairbound to Improve Upper Body Strength

As part of your rehabilitation plan for patients with deficits in M1850 Transferring and M1840 Toilet Transferring, M1830 Bathing and other activities of daily living (ADLs) that require upper body strength, the following four (4) exercises are recommended for patients who are...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Jan 26, 2021

OASIS M1910 - Medicare Guidelines for Assessing Fall Risk

Adapted from Medicare's OASIS Guidance Manual: Include the following home health care OASIS Best Practices for completing M1910 Falls Risk Assessment:(M1910) Has this patient had a multi-factor Falls Risk Assessment using a standardized, validated assessment tool?

Posted by Melissa Cott on Dec 2, 2020

Vital Fall Prevention Your Patient Needs to Know...

One of the most important things that home health clinicians should educate their patients about is fall precautions. This is especially helpful after assessing that the patient is at high risk for fall using a fall risk assessment tool. The following are fall prevention techniques...

Posted by Joy Joan E. De Castro, RN, MSN on Mar 15, 2018