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Starting a Home Care

Starting A Home Care Agency: Don’t Do It Without An Ace In The Hole So You Are Prepped To Win!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: February 11, 2019

Starting a home care agency requires a lot of research and planning to do it right. If you want to make the road as smooth as possible, put the work in up front so you know what bumps to expect. Here we look at fundamentals you need on your path to success.  What Is Your… Read the full article >>

chronic disease education

Chronic Disease Education For Your Team: Online or Live? Which Way Is The Path To Success?

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: February 9, 2019

Chronic Disease education is a big decision. You know how important management of chronic illness is. If you know it, then educational choice is just as important. There are definite advantages to both methods, but you must find what works for you. Ultimately, chronic disease education is a must. So, here are some things to consider… Read the full article >>

You Bought A Policy And Procedure Manual And Still Got Cited On Survey? Yuck! Here Is The Way To Make Sure That Never Happens!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: February 6, 2019

You made the investment for a survey-ready manual. That really is fantastic. But then, your policy and procedure manual got cited on survey. Did you feel cheated? Do you understand why? Well, here is why and how to make sure you prevent it in the future.  Why Did You Get Cited?  In entering agencies, we… Read the full article >>

Eight Ball

Starting A Homecare Agency Can Feel Like You Knocked The 8 Ball In The Pocket And Scratched The Cue Ball. How To Make The Whole Process More Profitable From The Start!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: February 4, 2019

Ok, you decided to start a home care agency. You have money in the bank. You decided to go with accreditation.  There is a license and a location. Like anyone starting a business, you want to do things economically to start yourself on the right path. Starting a homecare agency isn’t easy, but it can… Read the full article >>

one step at a time

How Do You Change The Mindset Of Therapy Care Plans In Preparation For PDGM? One Step At A Time And Start Now Before The Ball Drops On New Year’s Eve!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: February 1, 2019

Whether you are new to homecare or have been around for decades, change is always a given! Now, with the PDGM model, it becomes more important to analyze and see if things can be done more efficiently in your therapy program. Wait, it is more than important. It is crucial. Let’s look at steps to… Read the full article >>

decision making

Software Is A Must For Your HomeCare Agency Start-Up. Don’t Scratch Your Head Trying To Figure Out Which Ones!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: January 24, 2019

In this technology-based world, picking out software is no easy task. Unless you have a background in IT, you may be a nurse making decisions on software for your homecare agency start-up. This task may leave you feeling like a fish out of water. Let’s look at how clinical and operational software need to work together to… Read the full article >>

policy and procedure manual

A Great Policy And Procedure Manual Needs Staff Buy-In. Ask Yourself These Questions To See If You Have It!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: January 21, 2019

Every homecare agency needs a policy and procedure manual. You know that. However, do you have what you need in it? If you don’t know the answer, then you need to look a little closer. Make sure your manual has what it needs to be the tool it was intended to be.   A Few Questions To Ask… Read the full article >>

change

Moving Into 2020: Wrapping Your Head Around Evolving Clinical Staff Into The New PDGM Model Of Care. By The Way, This Includes Every Person Who Sees The Patient.

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: January 18, 2019

This is a big time for transition in homecare. This industry just came off a year with the first changes to the Conditions of Participation in decades. It is a big deal. Now, you are faced with new a payment model for 2020. If you think this is just about payment, then you need to research more… Read the full article >>

Ducks in a row

So, You Want To Start A Homecare Agency. Do You Know What Kind Of Homework To Do? Check This Out To Make Sure All Your Ducks Are In A Row First!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: January 16, 2019

If you want to start a homecare agency, then you need to take some steps before you jump in with both feet. Let’s look at some things to consider in a start-up.  Top 5 Things To Consider To Start A Homecare Agency:  Moving forward successfully means you must research ahead of time to have your ducks in… Read the full article >>

decision

Are You Abusing Your Policy And Procedure Manual? Read This to Understand Why Misuse Can Abuse Your Policy. Make Your Policy An Asset Instead Of A Hindrance!

By Ginny Kenyon | Published: January 14, 2019

Let’s face it. This is a litigious world. You run your agency the best way you know how. If you make the patient the focus, then you should be good. Right? Unfortunately, it is not that simple. Let’s look at ways to make sure you unknowingly don’t “abuse” your policy and procedure manual.   The “Do Not” Of The Policy… Read the full article >>