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Chronic Disease Education: A Case Study

  •   Article
  •   4/26/2018
  •   Ginny Kenyon

 

A nursing home that educated its sub-acute staff using Kenyon HomeCare Consulting courses on chronic disease dramatically reduced hospital readmissions and improved the quality of care. Consequently, the facility was asked to participate in two ACOs and was included in a prestigious grant award.

This is a case study on this amazing turnaround.

 

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Compliance Series, Part 7: Conditions of Participation Compliance

  •   Webinar
  •   4/19/2018
  •   Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN

If you need clarity on the QAPI CoP and assistance using the right data to manage the new CoP - this is a webinar for you.  The seventh session in this series, led by Kristi Bajer, RN, MSN and Michael McGowan of OperaCare, provides education on how to ensure that your agency has the correct knowledge and processes in place to ensure compliance with the new Conditions of Participation. 

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Case Manager and Case Management Education

  •   Webinar
  •   4/17/2018
  •   Diane Link, RN, MHA

Care Coordination, Time Management, Resource Allocation, Episodic and Regulatory Compliance, Teaching Skills and Documentation Best Practices are just some of what are required of Case Managers.  It is hard to be good at some of this – much less all of it!   With outcomes-based reimbursement becoming more and more of the norm, Case Managers are the key lynch-pin in driving the clinical and financial health of an agency.  This education will enable these individuals to not just be good at what they do, but to truly achieve Greatness in how they manage their patients’ care.

 

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Aide Education: Diabetes

  •   Webinar
  •   4/5/2018
  •   Jnon Griffin, RN, MHA, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H, HCS-C

This education continues our series on Disease Recognition for Aides.  Whether for just Aides, or simply to be consumed as refreshing the basics of this disease, this Diabetes education is worth your time.  Diabetes is ranked second behind congestive heart failure as the primary diagnosis upon entry to home care. Caring for a patient with diabetes requires time and attention. 

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Appreciation and Recognition: Why Caregivers Stay

  •   Webinar
  •   4/3/2018
  •   Christina Nuqui, MSW

The ability to recruit, hire and retain Caregivers is one of the most pressing issues facing Homecare agencies today.  An agency's bottom line is dependent on keeping strong Caregivers in place - both to provide continuity in care and due to the cost of replacing these individuals.  This education session will shed light on some key factors in finding the right person and keeping the right person providing care at your agency.

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Opioids and Pain Management

  •   Webinar
  •   3/27/2018
  •   Heather Calhoun, RN, BSN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-H

Managing pain in our patients is an ongoing balancing act.  Keeping those patients from unnecessary suffering is at the heart of what Homecare agencies, especially Hospice agencies, do.  Yet simply prescribing and administering opioids is not always the right answer.  Join us for this educational webinar that will help you learn the right Pain Management solutions and improve your understanding of Opioids.

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