Making Sure 1823 Form Is Properly Filled Out!
The 1823 form can get your assisted living facility in trouble as a matter of fact it’s the number one cited document by AHCA. Here is a good example of a completely filled 1823. Example 1 No Dr signature, No signed date. Let’s take a look at different examples that can get you cited […]
Foley Catheters in the ALF Setting
Let’s Talk About Catheters! We’ve been hearing rumors that catheters are not allowed in ALFs and this is not always the case. ALF Boss will try to clear up the exceptions so you can best assist your residents. A urinary catheter is a flexible tube that collects urine directly from the bladder and, typically, […]
WAYS TO KEEP AHCA OUT OF YOUR ALF
The Agency for Health Care Administration is responsible for the licensure and regulation of Assisted Living Facilities. They monitor and enforce Regulation compliance. It’s no secret that the less time AHCA is in your facility the chances go way down for your ALF to get cited by them. So let’s look at some steps that […]
ALF’s and Electric Wheel Chair’s
Power wheelchairs enhance the quality of life by enabling occupation, improving self-esteem and facilitating social interaction. Despite these benefits, there are risks associated with power mobility use; and accidents, which may occur, are a serious concern. As there is no gold standard to assess when a client is unsafe with power mobility, therapists generally rely […]