Nursing Home Federal Requirements, 8th Edition: Guidelines to Surveyors and Survey Protocols

Nursing Home Federal Requirements, 8th Edition: Guidelines to Surveyors and Survey Protocols Author James E. Allen PhD MSPH NHA IP
ISBN-10 0826171249
ISBN-13 9780826171245
Year 2014-07-09
Pages 672
Language English
Publisher Springer Publishing Company
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Allen s Nursing Home Federal Requirements now updated and revised in a user friendly Eighth Edition is a vital nursing home administration text Without exaggeration it can be called the bible of federal nursing home requirements Christopher Cherney San Jose State University Darlene Yee Melichar Professor of Gerontology San Francisco State University Educational Gerontology The book lists all the federal requirements that are evaluated by state surveyors during the annual survey visit to nursing homes and for complaint visits The exhibit section contains forms used by surveyors to gather data during the survey visit Visually the format makes the regulations easy to read If nursing home staff used the book to prepare for a survey they would be well prepared Marcia Flesner PhD RN MHCA University of Missouri Columbia From Doody s Book Reviews Nursing homes are now the most highly regulated environments in the United States in the service of maximizing the quality of each resident s life This user friendly guide has been updated to provide all of the requisite information needed by nursing home staff to prepare for a visit from federal surveyors It provides the most current federal guidelines and the procedures used by federal surveyors in certifying facilities for participation in Medicare and Medicaid funding It describes every aspect and service of a nursing home that is subject to inspection and includes the nearly 20 of new requirements established during the past three years with an emphasis on the new Minimum Data Set 3 0 The guide not only presents federal requirements and explanatory guidelines but also explains how to best interpret these guidelines so nursing home staff can be optimally prepared for a survey visit It reflects changes in regulations regarding end of life care nasogastric tube regulations and rights to establish advance directives The guide also provides information straight from CMS s Internet Only Manual New Features of Eighth Edition Describes how to best use the updated manual Focuses on Minimum Data Set 3 0 Explains clearly how to interpret the new requirements 20 of which have been updated Presents new quality measures Includes new CMS forms Reflects changes in regulations regarding end of life care nasogastric tube regulations and rights to establish advance directives

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