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policy and procedure

Customizing Your Puchased Policy And Procedure Manual Is Very Important. Make It Specific For Employees And Very Specific For Surveyors!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: December 10, 2018

Many of you out there purchased an updated policy and procedure manual. That’s great. You saved time and cost. Now, the next important step is completing the manual edits specific to your agency. This will help you with employees and with survey!  Get Survey Ready:  When a company has a manual policy and procedure manual… Read the full article >>

why

Objective Eyes Looking at Your Home Care Agency Can Have 20/20 Vision For Where And How Change Can Occur

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: December 7, 2018

Home care owners and administrators are busy. There is no question there. If you aren’t dealing with regulations or chronic disease management, then it is personnel management. Sometimes, you know there are issues, but have been unable to fix them.  A senior home care consultant can give a fresh look at your agency with objective… Read the full article >>

make things happen

Understand the Difference Between Chronic Disease Knowledge Versus Chronic Disease Education? Which One Will Better Help Your Agency Manage Disease?

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: December 5, 2018

In home health today, you can’t talk long-term success without chronic disease management. Many agencies have not seen the results they desire from chronic disease education efforts. But the focus has to be true education and not just knowledge. Let’s look at the difference.  Chronic Disease Knowledge:  Chronic disease knowledge is memorization. Name 5 signs and… Read the full article >>

Test Yourself

How Good Is Your Policy And Procedure Manual? It Can Only Be As Good As The One Writing It!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: December 4, 2018

A well-written policy and procedure manual is important for your home care regardless the line of service. Here’s the thing: Do you know if yours is well-written? If you aren’t sure, then you need to consider all that goes into a good policy and procedure manual.  Communication Is Key:  How well do you communicate with staff? Think… Read the full article >>

Specialty Services

Use Psych Nursing To Improve Patient Care And Your Profit Margin. Mental Health Management Is More Important Than Ever To Keep Patients Safe In The The Home Where They Want To Be!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: November 30, 2018

There is a shortage of almost every type of specialty nurse today. This is true in home health specialty services. To improve patient care and boost bottom line, market what makes you different and better. Hiring top talent in psych nursing and developing a streamlined psych program makes you elite.   Special Care Is Needed With Mental Illness:   Mental illness needs specialized… Read the full article >>

education and success

Do You Need To Analyze Your Chronic Disease Management Program On A Routine Basis? Absolutely! Let’s Look At What Your Program Needs To Consider To Be Top Of The Line!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: November 29, 2018

Chronic Disease Management is a big deal for home health and the healthcare industry in general. But, with all the industry initiatives and regulations, it is sometimes on the back-burner in home health agencies. If you are planning long term success in home care, then you must analyze and improve your program.  Evaluate Chronic Disease Management Success: … Read the full article >>

let it go

So, You Decided To Purchase An Updated Policy And Procedure Manual. Let’s Look At All The Things You Can Do With The Time You Saved!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: November 26, 2018

Writing new policy and procedure manuals is a big job. Researching regulations and making sure you write policies that comply with them is tough. There are so many ways to better use your time managing your agency. Let’s take a look.  Why Buy A Policy And Procedure Manual?  Here are 5 reasons a purchased manual makes a whole… Read the full article >>

advanced disease education

The Time That Your Home Health Quits Evolving Its Chronic Disease Education And Management Program, The Tougher The Road Will Be. Make Sure Your Program Has The Happy Ending And Outcomes You Want!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: November 22, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! When you think of chronic disease education, you may think it is a one-time deal. The key to making a successful program is education that consistently evolves with the staff and the patients. Let’s see what that looks for your agency.  How Does Your Chronic Disease Program Run Now?  Here’s the way it… Read the full article >>

policy and procedure manual

Home Health Manuals: Purchase One Or Do It Yourself? Which One Makes Sense In The Big Scheme Of Things?

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: November 20, 2018

You have so many things to deal with running a home care business. Regulations change and so do policies and procedure accordingly. Keeping home care manuals up-to-date and useful can be tough sometimes. Here, we look at several reasons why purchasing one is your best bet.  5 Reasons Purchasing Home Care Manuals Is A Great… Read the full article >>

Home Health Regulations

Navigating The Final Rule: Let’s Look At Some Changes And Positives From Home Health Regulation Changes!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: November 17, 2018

Whether you are a brand-new skilled agency or have been in business for decades, the final rule always makes you cringe a little. Home health regulations can be overwhelming when it comes to implementing them. The industry saw many changes in this final rule. Let’s look at some of them.  Here Are Some Good Things:  If it seems there… Read the full article >>