Avoid the pitfalls that cost SNFs billions each year in preventable rehospitalizations An informed and proactive nursing home staff is a vital weapon in the struggle to keep residents from being readmitted to the hospital. Ending Hospital Readmissions: A Blueprint for SNFs delivers several practical strategies your facility can employ to combat this problem, such as enhanced resident assessment and documentation policies, provider partnerships that improve transitions of care, staff education tools, and methods to achieve resident and staff involvement
a practical and comprehensive guidebook written concisely and without jargon or insider acronyms, making the book accessible to anyone whose work is connected to home care nursing services. Designed to provide chapters as stand-alone resources for readers with previous experience seeking updated guidance, Home Care Nursing is also an excellent guide for course or orientation material. Each chapter is packed with practical questions, discussion topics, and additional resources, such as a complete Medicare Benefit Policy for reference. Additionally, offering more than just an overview of the healthcare and home care markets, this book discusses the unique practice setting and environment of home care nursing, the laws regulations, and quality, and how to make the leap into the field, document your home visit, and improve your professional growth and development..
"A research project funded by: British Columbia Medical Services Foundation; University of British Columbia School of Nursing; Xi Eta Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau; Capital Health Region, Victoria, British Columbia"
Homecare providers need to start focusing on patient education and engagement initiatives to ensure better outcomes and compliance, sustain high ratings and a good reputation, and continue to receive referrals for post-acute care. Quality Care in Home Health: Improving Patient Outcomes and Agency Scores provides home health agencies with the tools and tactics they need to address the measures and improve publicly reported survey results through training, systematic practices, and bedside clinical behavior.