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what is care management

coordination of a plan to bring health services together in a cost effective way

2

what is continuity of care

goal of nursing practice in the community , linking services to improve clients health status

3

what is case mgmt

development and coordination of care for a client/family

4

what is advocacy

protecting the rights of others while supporting the clients responsibility for self-determination

5

what is home care

a continuum of care where clients live and move through sub-acute, chronic and end-of-life care
managed by RN
interdisciplinary in nature

6

to qualify for medicare you must meet these requirements

over 65 or permanently disabled
under care of an MD
confined to home (home-bound)
in need of skilled nursing

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reimbursement by medicare is based on

episodic/skilled care
not for prevention of illness/injury
HCFA serves as the plan of care

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when working in a clients home nurses practice is effected by this

lacks resources
practice autonomously w/little structure; competence and creativity are necessary

9

types of home care agencies

private/voluntary (not for profit)
hospital based
proprietary (for-profit)
official

10

home care models (3)

assisted living
home visits to the homeless
parish/faith community nursing

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home visit steps

initiate the visit
prepare (equipment, directions, safety)
actual visit
assess for medication errors
assess for falls risk
assess for risk of abuse/neglect
terminate the visit
post-visit planning

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caregivers are considered

members of the team, offered support if care is to be successful

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telehealth is used to deliver

acute care/specialty consults
home telenursing
electronic referrals