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Home Health Teaching: Successful Management of Urinary Incontinence

Maintaining hygiene and preventing skin breakdown is ESSENTIAL TEACHING for the home health patient with urinary incontinence!

Urinary incontinence is described as the 'involuntary leakage of urine'. (1) The type of urinary incontinence is normally linked to the cause...including...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Aug 3, 2021

Guidance for Completing M1610 Urinary Incontinence/Catheter Presence

Include the following policies and procedures for documenting OASIS M1610 Urinary Incontinence/Catheter Presence (adapted from OASIS/ICD10 Guidance Manual):

Posted by Melissa Cott on Dec 1, 2020

Teaching Guides for Home Health - Foley Catheter Care

Client Teaching Guides for Home Health Care: Patient Teaching Guidelines for Foley Catheter Care. Sometimes injuries and illnesses make it hard, or impossible, for you to urinate on your own. For this reason, you need an indwelling catheter, also called an indwelling foley catheter....

Posted by Melissa Cott on Nov 19, 2019