Home Care Compliance Manual

Home Care Compliance Manual

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The Home Care Compliance Manual is a comprehensive, easy-to-use compliance tool that will help you understand and comply with Joint Commission standards and other requirements. This first-of-its-kind publication guides you through the entire range of compliance issues-federal, state, and local laws; liability concerns; and Joint Commission requirements-that affect almost every aspect of patient care and home care management. It's a must for every home care agency! This manual: explains legal issues in user-friendly Q a A format; features invaluable detailed first-hand accounts of Joint Commission survey experiences; analyzes Joint Commission standards one-by-one and outlines the physical and verbal evidence that would prove compliance; and is packed with forms, policies, procedures, and other tools to use in your agency...plus time-saving forms on diskette that you can use as is or adapt to your own needs This manual approaches home health care compliance in four distinct parts. 1. Legal compliance questions and answers. 2. Joint Commission survey questions and answers. 3. Home care agency accreditation standards analysis. 4. Reference materials for home care compliance. New editions published every two years ensures that you're continuously on top of the field, equipped with new materials, and updated on any changes in the law or Joint Commission standards.Confidentiality can be breached in a number of ways, including: Rumors. Do not gossip ... may be breached by using a patienta#39;s or employeea#39;s full name on calendars or boards, and by not shredding paper documents after use. ... Require all nonemployees (cleaning people, students, etc.) to sign a confidentiality agreement.

Title:Home Care Compliance Manual
Author:Carol Clarke
Publisher:Aspen Pub - 1999


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