Independent Therapeutic Leave Package

May 12, 2023 — Package includes a sample policy and screening tool for residents desiring to leave the facility and go outside in the community without supervision/assistance from the facility team. The screening tool addresses the resident’s safety from a variety of perspectives including cognition, behavior, functional, and is designed to be completed by the IDT with approval of... Read More

Informed Refusal Package

May 12, 2023 — Package includes a sample policy offering guidance on how to balance between the facility’s responsibility to respect a resident’s right to self-determination and the facility’s responsibility to ensure the safest environment possible for residents. When a resident’s / representative’s choice significantly conflicts with the facility’s standard practices or recommended treatment, the facility may consider using... Read More

Alcoholic Beverage Consumption

May 12, 2023 — This policy provides guidance on protecting the resident’s right to make decisions regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages and to facilitate protection to the residents who wish to consume alcoholic beverages as well as other residents who may be impacted by the storage, distribution, and consumption of alcoholic beverages

Abuse Policy – Social Media

May 12, 2023 — Abuse Policy – Protecting Resident Privacy and Prohibiting Mental Abuse Related to Photographs and Audio/Video Recordings by Facility Staff; policy updated with current regulatory sites.

Transmission Based Precautions

May 12, 2023 — Policy addresses ensuring systems and processes are implemented for the prevention and spread of infections according to CDC for Transmission Based Precautions.