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Admissions > 07 Actual Admissions (30 docs)

07 Actual Admissions (30 docs)

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Cover for section 7 of the Admissions Manual. Actual Admissions Cover
This checkoff list is helpful to Residential Care Homes, Assisted Living Centers and Nursing Facilities to help check off documents and steps to be taken when admitting a resident to a facility.  This is a great admission check list form. Admission Check Off List
Advance Health Care Directives Forms CA Advance Health Care Directives Forms CA
In order to keep the resident's information private and restricted, two records are maintained for each resident.  The resident's Care Service Binder is primarily set up for the direct caregivers to use. Care Service Binder
Laws usually are created because of a particular circumstance.  This law was created because a need was found for a system to account for the resident's money to prevent theft.  This article addresses the use of a form called the Cash Resource Record. Cash Resource Record
A form signed by the responsible party to authorize medical treatment and emergency care of the resident if necessary. For community based care and home care. Consent for Medical Treatment Emergency Care
In almost all cases of Conservatorship of Person, power is given to the Conservator to make decisions on behalf of the person. This article covers the role of the Conservator. Conservatorship of Person
This little article addresses the need to keep a copy of the resident's medical and insurance cards on file for use in an emergency. Copies of Medical Cards
Making sure the actual admission process is properly handled is vital.  This document explains important aspects of Doing an Admission Right - Care and Service Administration
Information regarding a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care.  Every residential care and assisted living facility should have information in the resident's file pertaining to the resident health care choices.

Living Will or No Codes Order

The Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care (DPAHC) only gives permission for a surrogate decision maker, to make decisions, based on the desire of the resident. The DPAHC specifies actions to be taken regarding accepting or refusing life-sustaining treatment. It differs from a Living Will. A Living Will clearly states the resident's desire whether or not to receive life-sustaining treatment in cases of terminal illness or irreversible coma. The DPAHC is used for specific desires pertaining to various situations. Neither the Living Will nor... Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Information
This newly designed form is completed at the time of admission to a residential care facility.  It contains vital resident identifying and emergency information such as:  name, address, birth date, responsible party, insurance information, etc.  It also contains the resident's emergency information to be used by emergency personnel, physicians, hospitals, etc. General Identification and Emergency Information Residential Care Assisted Living
This good form is used by the facility to document medication information when admitting a resident.  It is important to log in the medication the resident brought to the facility upon admission and find out why the resident is taking each medication. Medication Intake Form
Information on the use of a Med Sheet and Med & Treatment Sheet in a Residential Care facility or Adult Assisted Living Facility.  A document for home and community based service facilities. 

A Med Sheet is a compilation of how the doctor wants the medications given, when the medications will be passed out, and includes additional care and treatment information.  It's the medication distribution plan. The Medication Sheet should make it very simple for anyone to give out the medication although only designated facility trained staff is allowed to do so.  Some pharmacy services will provide Medication Sheets - Information
After the resident is admitted to the care facility his/her name should be added to a Monthly Census Report.  We take it further - This great monthly census report also includes other important information that should be gathered monthly.  This monthly information can help the administration of the assisted living facility or residential care facility make decisions about staffing, supplies, risk management and other things. Monthly Census
Person-Centered Care Planning for community care facilities.  The Center for Medicare/Medicaid Services (CMS) focuses now on person-centered care plans.  CMS wants all care plans to be written more in the first person ?I? format style.  Care plan identifies resident?s lifelong routine and how to continue it in the care home.  Caregivers and nursing assistants if possible should be represented at each care team planning conference. Person-Centered Care Planning
After the resident is admitted to the assisted living or residential care facility his/her name should be added to the Resident Guest Book and a Health Record Identification Number assigned. Resident Guest Book
Can you imagine how you would feel if you have to move into a care facility?  This article addresses the importance of orienting the resident to their new environment. Resident Orientation - A Period of Adjustment
This great form is used to take the staff step-by-step to ensure new residents are properly orientated to their new assisted living community or community based care home.  It includes proper training on how to use the facility services, call button, other services and safety training. Resident Orientation Form
This form is used to do a roll call in the event of an emergency.  It is helpful to use during drills, and contains the essential basic resident information.  This form is for use by residential care homes for the elderly, developmentally disabled, group homes for kids, secured perimeter facilities for Alzheimers and Dementia residents, nursing homes, RCFE, ALF, ARF and assisted living facilities. Resident Roster Form
After the resident is admitted to the care facility his/her name should be added to the Resident Roster. Most states require that a Resident Roster be maintained so that it can be used for roll call during an emergency in community care homes and assisted living communities. Resident Roster Information
A form used by a residential care facility to list the resident's personal property valued at $25 or less, such as clothing. Resident's Clothing and Property List
This great form document contains an example of the order that the resident's records can be kept.  It is a great way to organize the resident's record and can be used as a check-off list to make sure the resident's record contains everything it should.  This is an excellent tool for board and care facilities, assisted living facilities, and even nursing homes. Resident's Record Order Form
A form used to document a resident's cash form in the care facility's possession. Used in all types of community based care homes. Resident's Safeguarded Cash Record Form
This good check list is used to make sure the care facility has all of the needed documentation when admitting a resident for short-term or respite care. Case Management and Facility Administration. Respite Care Check List - Case Management
Most Licensing Agencies allow the facility to use their own style of forms. However, the forms must contain all the required information. This document covers all the information needed. Setting Up the Resident's Record
Residential Care Facilities need protection for liability reasons, and should always complete a Skin and Body Assessment of a resident upon admission, and upon re-admission (even from the hospital).  This document shares a very important story of why care staff should use this form. Skin and Body Assessment Information
Assisted Living and Residential Care facility management requires certain information be obtained when a resident is admitted, this information is required by state law.  This free article addresses the process for admitting a resident from A to Z; check your own state laws for compliance with these procedures.  

Facility management requires the following process when a resident is admitted; state law requires most of this information.

Step One.  Make sure the room is ready to rent. See Room Ready Check-Off List
Step Two: See Conducting the Tour

These forms need to be completed in order to consider a resident for admission.... The A to Z Admission Process, Admission Coordinator, Case Manager
During the time a resident is in your care, you will find, various people write you notes, and give you information that will need to be kept with the residents record.  A plastic pocket that can be inserted in the binder is a great way to protect and save this information. The Plastic Pocket
When it comes to a lawsuit, the admission records are vital.  This free document provides an overview of the different types of admission forms commonly used by residential care homes and assisted living facilities. Type of Admission Forms
Upon admission to a residential care or assisted living facility a resident's vital signs should be taken and documented and monitored at least monthly.  

Note: Any licensed nurse can teach a layperson how to take a blood pressure, and most caregivers learn how to take a pulse, count respirations and take a temperature when they learn first aid. Vital Signs Record
A useful form to be given to new residents during orientation or the pre-admission process which specifies local places and resources. Welcome to Our Community (Form)
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