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interim manager

So, You Lost Your Administrator. Now, You Are Struggling To Keep It All Together. Use Interim Management To Jump The Hurdle Between Day-To Day Operations And Getting The New Person On Board!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: April 12, 2019

Losing an administrator can change the dynamic in your agency quickly. Not only is it expensive to recruit someone new, it also takes time to train. Consider using an interim manager. Let’s look at why an interim manager can keep things going without missing a beat. 5 Reasons To Consider An Interim Manager: Many agencies… Read the full article >>

Employee Retetnion

Employee Retention In Homecare: What Is The Next Step When You Feel Like You Have Done Everything But Still Can’t Keep Staff?

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: April 10, 2019

This is the million dollar question, right? Homecare struggles to have the sheer volume of employees to service the clients. On top of it all, employee retention is an issue. Is there a homecare agency out there who isn’t struggling to recruit and retain quality staff? It is a real issue for long-term sustainability for… Read the full article >>

hit it out of the park

You Give Chronic Disease Education To Your Home Care Staff, But Things Don’t To Improve. Is The Training The Problem? Make Sure Your Training Hits It Out Of The Park Every Time!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: April 6, 2019

It is not new information that chronic disease education is important. Chronic Disease Management is so expensive for the healthcare system and for providers of care as well. Sometimes, you may provide chronic disease education and not get the outcomes you want. It may be the approach of the program you use. Let’s look at… Read the full article >>

interim management

Interim Management: Looking Forward To The Future Of Home Care Administration. Do You Have 20/20 Vision Or Need An Adjustment?

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: April 3, 2019

You have overseen your agency for years. So, maybe the idea of interim management has never crossed your mind. Maybe it is time to think about it. This includes seeing the interim manager functioning on a different level for your agency.  20/20 Vision:  No one has a crystal ball. We can’t say what the Medicare benefit… Read the full article >>

Policy and Procedure Manual

Editing A Policy And Procedure Manual: It Should Connect Like All Parts Of The Body Instead Of Being A Disjointed Tool!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: April 1, 2019

If you follow this particular blog, then you know there is a big focus lately on your policy and procedure manual. There is a reason. Surveyors really look at whether you follow your policy and procedure manual. Do you follow it? If this is the first question, then the next is whether you know how… Read the full article >>

buyer beware

Are You Looking To Buy A Home Care Agency? Complete A Due Diligence First! You May Find It Is A Great Idea Or A Really Bad One!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: March 22, 2019

We live in a world where agency consolidation happens a whole lot. An agency that was present last year may be part of a large integrated system now. Or, some agencies decide to no longer do business due to regulation constraints. If you want to purchase an agency as opposed to starting from scratch, then… Read the full article >>

start off on the right foot

You Have A License For A Home Health Agency. Get Your Policy Manual Next To Start With One Foot Ahead Of The Rest!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: March 19, 2019

Some believe that getting people hired and working is the logical next step after getting a home care license. It isn’t. Knowing the regulations is key to doing things properly. Having a policy manual is your next step. If you haven’t spent years in home care regulations, then it can be difficult to interpret them…. Read the full article >>

Thank you

Thank You For Being A Part Of The Homecare And Hospice Mission!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: March 15, 2019

Whether we have provided direct services or you are a newsletter subscriber, Kenyon wants to wish you a prosperous 2019. Our consultants appreciate all the time and effort you put in to be a part of the homecare industry. Let us know if we can be of any additional support for you moving forward! Here are some… Read the full article >>

Regulation Changes

Having Trouble Keeping Up With Regulation Changes And Day-To-Day Business? See Why A Mock Survey Can Help You Get On Track Before The Real Thing!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: March 13, 2019

Today, home health regulations change more than ever. Yes, the basics of regulation are still there, but showing compliance looks a lot different than it used to be. It may seem tough just running the day-to-day operations without trying to prepare for PDGM and any changes within your state. Let’s look at how to keep… Read the full article >>

Tool

Breaking Down The Evolution To The Oasis D Tool. From Clinical Assessment To Data Collection, Why This Document Is More Important Than Ever!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: March 11, 2019

Remember the first Oasis tool? It seemed so cumbersome. Think stapled assessment tool that just made more work for clinical staff. Well, we had not seen anything yet! As the tool has evolved from its original to the current version, the industry has had to evolve too. If you aren’t sure if you are there,… Read the full article >>