Avoiding F656 Care Planning Deficiencies

F656 Develop/implement comprehensive care plans is the #5 most cited deficiency nationally. This week’s blog examines what you need to know about the regulatory requirements related to F656 and how to avoid issues commonly cited by surveyors. There are five standard...

Responding to an Allegation of Abuse

There are few things that can wake up a nursing home administrator faster than a phone call in the middle of the night from their facility reporting an allegation of abuse. Federal regulations require nursing facilities to promptly report any allegation of abuse,...

Growing MDS Experts On Your Team

With staffing challenges and ongoing industry changes looming, it can be difficult to maintain a focus on MDS accuracy despite the considerable implications for care planning, QMs and reimbursement. Some facilities have needed to rely on their MDS Coordinator(s) to...