There is no “one size fits all’ option for deciding who can receive in-home health care vs. moving to a care facility, but by exploring specific needs, costs and local option, a plan of action can be created.
This blog post, an article excerpt, defines Conditions of Participation (CoPs) and why they were established, as well as why compliance with them is important.
Understand how to prevent the spread of the three most common blood-borne pathogens. Know the essential elements in the creation of a safety culture that will minimize the risks of exposure to blood borne pathogens for employees and patients.
When a patient in a vegetative state at a long-term care hospital unexpectedly gave birth, the organization’s lack of appropriate response led to investigations revealing a history of harassment and abuse and an atmosphere where staff didn’t feel they could speak up.
People will likely continue to be the most vulnerable part of an organizations defense against data breaches. This blog post discusses ways to educate your workforce on how to protect against intrusion and data breaches.
Supporting caregivers with communication and coping strategies can help in the management of abusive nursing home residents.
For the healthcare workforce, millennials should be top of mind. Already the largest generational group in the workforce, they'll soon be the majority of all employees, exceeding 50% next year. For retention success, technology and organizations with social responsibility efforts are two key areas requiring focus.
In addition to laws that apply generally to organizations, healthcare has its own specific prohibitions for sexual harassment and abuse. Healthcare organizations need to be sure their policies and practices allow effective responses and investigations to any allegations of harassment or abuse.