Experts Driving Medicare Outcomes with
Team-Based Admission Assessment
Cheryl Boldt, RN, LNHA
Problems can arise when customers are admitted to long term care facilities from an acute hospital after being told they only need 5 days or no more than 2 weeks in a skilled facility. This promised length of stay may not be a realistic scenario for all, but helps the hospital get the customer to agree to the nursing home transfer.
A Team-Based Admission Assessment is a proven approach which allows a transdisciplinary team of experts to assess the resident as a team very soon after admission as well as coordinate the discharge date and destination with the resident and family. This process has multiple benefits for the customer and the organization. It is not coincidental to see internal and external customer satisfaction improve because the admission and discharge planning process is no longer fragmented. Discover how the use of a Master Discharge Calendar helps to slow down the revolving door of admissions and discharges that makes your work so hectic.
The goal of a Team-Based Admission Assessment is to
At the completion of this program the participants will be able to:
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