Resident Rights – 2022

May 12, 2023 — A comprehensive policy addressing the Resident Rights F Tags per the ROP 2022

General Visitation

May 12, 2023 — Policy offers guidance on respecting the residents’ right to receive visitors of his/her choosing at the time of his/her choosing – includes updates from ROP 2022

Searching Resident Rooms

May 12, 2023 — Policy offers guidance on maintaining a culture that is respectful of resident’s possessions and should the facility have knowledge that the resident may be in possession of illegal substances, objects or items that may create harm to the resident or others, a search of the room or belongings will occur only with consent or by... Read More

Resident Right to Personal Belongings

May 12, 2023 — Policy offers guidance on permitting residents to retain and use personal possessions as space permits and do not pose a risk to safety.

Medicare Beneficiary Notice

May 12, 2023 — Policy offers guidance on providing written notices to residents regarding payment for services provided under Medicare Part A

Therapeutic Leave

May 12, 2023 — Policy offers guidance on informing the resident on the facility’s process for the therapeutic leave.

Restorative Nursing Guide for Long-Term Care Facilities

May 12, 2023 — A guide that offers a compilation of resources that provides nursing facilities with education, guidance and tools to develop and sustain and effective process building Restorative Nursing Program. Judy Wilhide Brandt, RN, BA, CPC, QCP, RAC-MTA, DNS-CT – Wilhide Consulting and Mark McDavid, OTR, RAC-CT, CHC Seagrove Rehab provided valuable assistance to the CHC team... Read More

DPoC Sample Template

May 12, 2023 — A sample template for meeting the requirements of components for a Directed Plan of Correction. ?This template identifies the primary concern, the project team, conclusion of the root cause analysis [RCA], systemic changes and monitoring. ?The template also includes documentation of participation by the Infection Preventionist, QAPI Committee and governing body