Reference Tools / Guides
Clear and user-friendly, these conveniently compact but thorough tools provide clinicians a portable point of reference for regulatory requirements and instructions, from OASIS to Conditions of Participation. Use them as a memory trigger for tedious, difficult-to-retain information.
Need a quick reference to help you determine the
Face to Face encounter from today’s date?
The Face to Face calendar is an at-a-glance reference tool! The monthly calendar contains a daily reference to specific Face to Face encounter dates including the earliest to latest possible date a Face to Face may have occurred. The often confusing Late Face to Face dates are included too!
This affordable calendar tool will keep you “in the know” concerning the Federal date range requirements as well as effective dates for late Face to Face encounters. Also included is an important tip each month to increase your industry knowledge. Maximize your time and billing efforts with this valuable tool.
- “90 days” date indicates the earliest the F2F may have occurred
- “30 days” date is the latest date the F2F may occur after start of care.
- “Late F2F” date helps your agency to establish the date of eligibility to re-establish the SOC
Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical, OASIS
The Memory Care Companion Guide was designed with the skilled clinician in mind. In approaching the multitude of problems presented by the Alzheimer’s disease/Dementia client there are often more ideas that one can remember. The tools in this booklet are intended as reassurance that you have recommended as many things as possible for your client and caregiver. We all know, if you have met one Alzheimer’s/Dementia client, you have only met ONE unique individual attempting to communicate something and it is your responsibility to help investigate and determine the problem behind the behavior.
Type: Home Health, Topic: Operational, Clinical
This full color pocket guide gives information regarding clinical items included in the new OASIS-C dataset. It is small and easy for the clinician to reference while in the field and will help their understanding of OASIS-C. (8.5" x 5.5")
Type: Home Health, Topic: OASIS
Color-coded by section and very portable, this handy pocket-sized booklet references OASIS, diabetic and wound care charts, pain and nutritional assessment information, infusion therapy and medication information, infection control, and insulin/diabetic care. This tool is all-inclusive with necessary information right at your fingertips. No need to look up information in multiple books, now it’s all in one place!
Type: Home Health, Topic: Clinical, OASIS
The Hospice Reference Tool for Nurses is often described as a “refresher course” for any nurse. Color coded by section and very portable, the tool allows for the referencing of all sorts of information relevant to a nurse practicing in the hospice setting. The tool includes: Electing the Hospice Benefit, Nutrition and Hydrations, Insulin and Diabetic care, and Infection Control / Exposure Control, Infusion Therapy and Medications, Pain Assessment and much more!
Type: Hospice, Topic: Clinical
Color coded by section and very portable, this handy reference booklet references OASIS, Fall Risks, Infection Control, and Therapy Assessments. This tool is all-inclusive with necessary information right at your fingertips. No need to look up information in multiple books, now it’s all in one place! This would be a great gift to therapists for any occasion or to help orient them to home care. Because of its size, the reference tool is extremely portable and can be carried on all the visits. This is one resource that is a must-have for any therapist in the field!
Type: Home Health, Topic: Clinical
This flip chart will help you describe the revised HHA survey protocols and process for the standard survey and the partial extended survey. Each has COP "practice" questions to prepare your staff for surveyor interviews. (CMS Implementation date May 1, 2012, Effective: October 1, 2011)
Type: Home Health, Topic:
A multipurpose tool designed to allow physical therapists to manage PT and OT visits. Utilize this tool to measure the quality of therapy documentation during the chart audit process. The tool also gives agencies determining factors for PT, OT and SLP referrals.
Type: Home Health, Topic: Clinical
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