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OASIS E & PHQ2-9: Identifying a Depressive Disorder

The draft version of the new OASIS-E Start of Care OASIS assessment has fifteen (15) sections, A - O. 

Section D, or section 4 of 15, addresses the patient's mood and presence of depression.Download OASIS Outcome Measures Guidance Manual

Depression and anxiety are major...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Jan 11, 2022

Are You Doing Enough for Patients with Depression & Anxiety?

Depression and anxiety are major health issues among patients receiving home care, but are under-diagnosed and under-treated ... causing negative health outcomes. Your patient may be anxious and/or depressed because illness prevents participation in activities. While anxiety or...

Posted by Melissa Cott on Mar 18, 2021