CMS mandates that a resident be free from abuse, neglect, misappropriation and exploitation. In response to allegations of this type, skilled nursing facilities are required to report, investigate, protect the alleged victim, take corrective actions if needed and have evidence that the alleged violation was thoroughly investigated.
This program will review pertinent regulatory requirements and discuss non-compliance survey related issues. Participants will receive detailed practical approaches to use when conducting a thorough investigation, gain access to investigative tools for immediate implementation and take back resources their teams can use to incorporate data into routine QAA to become regulatory compliant.
Identify regulatory requirements related to abuse, investigations, abuse reporting and identification of facilities with abuse deficiencies on Nursing Home Compare.
Describe the various components and effective methods of conducting a thorough and successful investigation.
Discuss methods for conducting a root cause analysis and the correlation this has for objectively ruling out or determining abuse.