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Helpful Forms and Tips

Lots of info for implementing person-centered dining.

It’s a changing environment for long-term care communities. Thankfully, you can count on the experts at BSN Solutions to provide the latest resources to help you navigate the change to person-directed dining while keeping your residents (and your community) safe. Use our handy tools to comply with the new CMS final rule and boost your quality ratings.

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person directed dining

Videos

  • Quiz: How much do you know about a person-directed approach to dining in LTC?
  • Voice for Choice – Episode 1; Focus on the Resident and the Stars Will Align

Tips

  • Declaration of Dining Independence
  • How to Successfully Interview a Resident
  • Begin with Person-Centered Care on your Journey to 5 Stars
  • Six Things to say to Residents that will Improve your 5-Star Rating
  • The Language of Long-Term Care

Forms

  • Staff Survey Dining Satisfaction
  • Dining Preferences
  • Dining Practice Standards

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Food Safety

Tips

  • Safe Food Handling
  • Infection Control

Food Safety In Depth

  • How to Safely Bring in Foods from Outside Sources
  • When food comes from outside sources – policy statement
  • When food comes from outside sources – quick policy guide
  • How to safely handle food and snacks brought in for your residents – guide
  • What you should know about bringing in food from outside sources – guide
  • When food comes from outside sources – brochure

Video

  • The Boomers are Coming

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reducing compliants

Tips

  • Declaration of Dining Independence
  • How to Successfully Interview a Resident

Forms

  • Dining Preferences

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cost reduction

Tips

  • Real Food First Supplement Replacement

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quality measures

Tips

  • How to Properly Weigh and Measure Residents
  • Protein Needs Tip Sheet
  • Osteoporosis
  • Tube Feeding Administration Tip Sheet
  • How to Spot Dehydration before it’s too Late
  • Urine Color Chart

Forms

  • Weight Monitoring
  • Hydration Checklist for Survey Compliance

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Emergency Preparedness

Tips

  • Seven-day Emergency Disaster Food Supply Nursing Home
  • Ensuring Adequate Water and Food Supply ALF
  • Ensuring Adequate Water and Food Supply Nursing Home

Forms

  • Assessment for Emergency Preparedness ALF
  • Assessment for Emergency Preparedness Nursing Home
  • Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Emergency Food and Water Supply Tool
  • Simple Three-day Menu with Supplies

Emergency Preparedness In Depth

  • Emergency Preparedness eBook

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Staff Communication and Problem Solving

Tips

  • How to Run an Effective Learning Circle (infographic)
  • How to Run an Effective Learning Circle
  • Six Things to say to Residents that will Improve your 5-Star Rating
  • The Language of Long-Term Care

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Regulatory Compliance

Forms

  • Hydration Checklist for Survey Compliance
  • Checklist for Dining Regulations

Compliance In Depth

  • What’s Changed? CMS Final Rule Guide

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QAPI

Tips

  • How to Run an Effective Learning Circle (infographic)
  • How to Run an Effective Learning Circle

Forms

  • Checklist for Dining Regulations
  • Resident Survey Dining Satisfaction
  • Staff Survey Dining Satisfaction
  • Hydration Checklist for Survey Compliance
  • Assessment for Emergency Preparedness ALF
  • Assessment for Emergency Preparedness Nursing Home

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Food Preparation and Recipes

Tips

  • Pureed Foods

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