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Regulatory Compliance Resources

In November of 2017, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued a final rule to improve care, safety, and consumer protections for long-term care facility residents, including ensuring that staff members have the right skill sets and competencies to provide person-centered care to residents. These articles and forms can help you meet those requirements.

Articles:

Conversations with Diane Hall – the Voice for Choice – on the changes to the CMS regulations and how they affect resident rights, informed choice and 5-Star Ratings System.

Forms

      • Hydration Checklist for Survey Compliance – A form to monitor if each person is being offered beverages of his or her choice, at the favorite temperature of choice, and that he or she maintains fluid parameters as planned.
      • Checklist for Dining Regulations – A guide to making sure that the residents’ dining experience is a safe and positive one.
      • Mastering-PDPM – Learn the details of how nutrition is related to the new PDPM payment model with the focus from CMS on person-centered care. Written for dietitians and CDMs.
      • What’s Changed? CMS Final Rule Guide – A useful guide to the 2017 changes in the CMS requirements.

Videos

      • How the CMS Rules Will Change the Way You Care for People – An interesting discussion of some of the changes to the 2017 CMS rules for dining services in Long-Term care and how they affect residents and workers in those communities.