Posts about Home Health
Integrating Trauma-Informed Care in Home Health: COVID-19 Considerations
Seniors receiving care at home have a better chance of social distancing than those in skilled nursing facilities, but the stress of the pandemic is creeping into the home care environment.
Better Benefits Can Boost Retention for Those Providing Care in the Home
As turnover is an ongoing challenge in home health and home care, agency leaders need to continue seeking creative ways to reward and retain the best members of their teams,.
Optimizing Home Health Outcomes With Better Care Transitions
The movement of patients from one setting or practitioner to another carries high potential for serious complications. We look at how better care transitions can help reduce readmissions and the associated impacts on both the patient and the healthcare organization.
5 Onboarding Best Practices To Boost Quality Care in the Home
It’s no secret that staff turnover continues to plague home health and home care agencies. Learn 5 best practices to boost quality of care in the home.
Top Questions About PDGM’s Impact on Billing & Finance Answered
See the answers to the most frequently asked billing and finance questions regarding the Patient Driven Groupings Model.
In Our Evolving PDPM/PDGM World, Could Adding a Specialty Be a Game Changer?
Adding a specialty to your repertoire in order to have more control, provide better outcomes, and work within the playbook you’ve been given will be the matter at hand in a growing PDPM world.
New Regulations and Renewed Risks in Senior Care
Taking purposeful steps to train your staff on person-centered care will not only prevent abuse and neglect, but it will also position your organization for success as upcoming regulation changes begin to take effect.
The Opioid Crisis and Its Impact on Hospice and Palliative Care
Hospice organizations increasingly recognize that a multimodality approach to pain management is needed and are putting opioid stewardship practices in place.
How to Attract and Recruit Top Talent for Home Care Workers
Your employees are your biggest asset. Learn how to attract and recruit the top talent for your home health care business.
First Steps in Emergency Management for Home-Based Care
Does your home care organization know the steps to take in the event of an emergency to ensure continued care and maintain the safety?
Developing an Interdisciplinary, Individualized Plan of Care in Home Health Care
Assessment is the first step of the care planning process and begins with collecting, validating, categorizing, summarizing, and interpreting PHI.
An Introduction to OASIS: Outcome and Assessment Information Set
The OASIS represents core items of a comprehensive assessment for an adult home care patient, form the basis for measuring patient outcomes, and determine agency reimbursement.
Caregiver Rules for Assisting with the Self-Administration of Medications
Before you can assist with the self-administration of medications, there are specific abilities that you must be able to perform.