Handbook of Hospice Policies and Procedures / Edition 1

Handbook of Hospice Policies and Procedures / Edition 1

by Marilyn Harris, Pamela Boyd, Elissa Della Monica
     
 

ISBN-10: 083421329X

ISBN-13: 9780834213296

Pub. Date: 03/23/1999

Publisher: Jones & Barlett Learning

The Handbook of Hospice Policies and Procedures is the first comprehen sive book for hospice administrators to stay current and competitive i n the rapidly changing arena of hospice care. It provides the directio n needed to meet - or maintain - Medicare certification and JCAHO accr editation. With this essential reference, you'll be able to: access th e most

Overview

The Handbook of Hospice Policies and Procedures is the first comprehen sive book for hospice administrators to stay current and competitive i n the rapidly changing arena of hospice care. It provides the directio n needed to meet - or maintain - Medicare certification and JCAHO accr editation. With this essential reference, you'll be able to: access th e most current policies, procedures, and forms; adapt field-tested pol icies to meet specific agency needs; cross reference policies and proc edures to comply with Medicare Conditions of Participation; interpret state and federal regulations; and discover how to achieve the highest level of ethical and legal standards and comply with all applicable l aws and regulations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834213296
Publisher:
Jones & Barlett Learning
Publication date:
03/23/1999
Edition description:
1E
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

CONTENTS: Introduction * How To Use This Handbook * Bibliography * Acronyms and Abbreviations * PART 1 - Policies and Procedures * PART II - Forms * PART III - List of Medicare Conditions of Participation Cross-References * Appendix A - Federal Register Material * Index

LIST OF POLICIES

Abington Memorial Hospital Compliance Plan ú Access to Terminal Care Fund ú Addendum to Clinical Records Policy (Short Term In-Patient Care) ú Addressing Ethical Issues ú Admission Criteria ú Advance Directive Policy ú AIDS Policy ú Bereavement Policy ú Bylaws * Clinical Record Policy ú Communication with Visually or Hearing-Impaired Patients ú Communication through Language Interpreters ú Competency Evaluation Program ú Conflict of Interest ú Core Services Policy ú Death Pronouncement by Registered Nurses ú Discharge Policy ú Disposal of Controlled Drugs ú Disposal of Used Syringes ú Do Not Resuscitate Policy ú Eligibility Requirements - Election of Medicare; Hospice Benefit Revocation of Medicare; Hospice Benefit ú Emergency Phone Numbers ú Emergency Preparedness Plan ú Exposure Control Plan ú Governing Body ú Home Care Service ú Home Health Aide ú Home Health Aide Certification Training Program ú Hospice Patients Residing in Personal Care Facilities ú Hospice Support Group ú Hospice/Home Care Volunteers ú Incident Reporting ú Incident Report Tracking ú Infection Control Tracking and Reporting ú Intake Procedure ú Interdisciplinary Group ú Interdisciplinary Group Coordination ú Interdisciplinary Group Plan of Care ú Letter of Explanation for Funeral Directors ú Levels of Care ú Licensure and Certification Verification ú Medical Device Reporting ú Medical Service ú Medication Policy ú NursingService ú Occupational Therapy Service ú Operational Agreement with Pastoral Care ú Organizational Mission ú Organizational Charts ú Orientation/Education Policy ú Pain and Symptom Management ú Patient’ s Bill of Rights/Responsibilities ú Physical Therapy Service ú Program Statement ú Protocol for Referrals Between AMH and AMHHC Hospice Program ú Purpose and Goals of Hospice Program ú Quality Assessment/ Performance Improvement ú Quarterly Record Review ú Release of Information from Records Containing HIV-Related Information ú Safety Management ú Selection, Orientation and Evaluation of Personnel ú Short Term In-Patient Care (Cross Reference: Addendum to Clinical Records Policy 1:03) ú Social Service ú Speech Therapy Service ú Staff Development ú Support Network ú Transfer to Other Settings ú Twenty-Four (24) Hour Service ú Utilization Review ú Verification of Physician’ s License ú Violence/Neglect/Abuse ú Volunteer Recruitment and Retention ú Volunteer Service ú Withdrawal of Life-Sustaining Care

LIST OF FORMS

Acute In-Patient Form ú Annual Administrative Review ú Bereavement Risk Assessment ú Bereavement Assessment ú Bereavement Follow-up ú Change in Designated Hospice ú Consent for Release of Information ú Critical Incident Report ú Department Incident Report Tracking Form ú Election of Hospice Medicare Benefit - Informed Consent ú General Transfer Form ú Home Health Aide Orientation for Contract Aides ú Hospice Charts - Filing Sequence ú Hospice Medicare Benefit Revocation ú Hospice Home Visit Consent Form ú Hospice Volunteer Bereavement Training Syllabus ú Hospice Discharge Checklist for Routine Services ú Hospice Discharge Checklist for AMH In-Patient ú Hospice Checklist for Routine & In-Patient Records ú Interdisciplinary Care Plan ú MSW Competency - In-Home Evaluation ú Nursing Competency - In-Home Evaluation (Adult & Hospice Population) ú Orientation Program Form ú Pain Assessment ú Patient Consent for Care ú Patient Transfer/Referral ú Physician Certification/ Recertification of Terminal Illness ú Record Review Form ú Resource List - Religious Groups ú Resource List - Bibliographies - Death, Dying, Bereavement ú Spiritual/Religious Assessment ú Therapy Competency In-Home Evaluation ú Volunteer Assessment and Plan: In-Patient Unit ú Volunteer Syllabus

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