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In-person surveys for nursing home facilities have restarted for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. In this fourth installment of a seven-part series, get tips on how being organized can help your staff and center be survey ready.

Surveyors focus on multiple areas involving staffing, so it is vital to have proper tracking and documentation. Below is a review of the three staffing-related areas surveyors will focus on during a survey, as well as tips to help you get prepared.

Staff Numbers

A citation is possible if the staff-to-resident ratio is low.

Track and document what the facility is doing to hire more staff. If necessary, have management assist with care. Staff Competencies

 

In-person surveys for nursing home facilities have restarted for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. In this third installment of a seven-part series, get tips on how being organized can help your staff and center be survey ready.

When preparing for your in-person survey, having adequate documentation on hand is key. The documents are essential to ensure that the care you have provided and the resident’s response to that care are accurately reflected. Documents…

In-person surveys for nursing home facilities have restarted for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. In this second installment of a seven-part series, get tips on how being organized can help your staff and center be survey ready.

When it comes to in-person nursing home surveys, being organized can reduce stress, improve your survey outcome and lessen the amount of time a surveyor is in the building.

Ways to Get — and Stay — Organized Make a survey book…

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