Book Description: No more late nights searching for relevant information....panic-stricken sessions trying to figure out which authority endorses what course of action...or headaches from trying to decipher bureaucratic code words. Now there is one dependable source of information designed to help you meet-and exceed-Federal Survey Guidelines. Clinically Based Long-Term Care Survey Preparation Guide takes a step-by-step ?how to? approach and puts everything you need at your fingertips, so you can stop worrying about the financial penalties of not meeting survey standards and concentrate on delivering the highest quality care. This extremely thorough guide presents the Federal and State Regulations, MDS, and AHRQ guidelines in one easy-to-use resource. Plus, it takes a comprehensive systems approach instead of the traditional organization by department. Clinically Based Long-Term Care Survey Preparation Guide reviews the regulations and shows you how to meet them through: ? Policies and Procedures ? Training and Educational needs ? Personal and Human Resource considerations ? Holistic approach ? Communication ? Document System Included in this time-saving resource are tools to assist your facility in complying with specific clinical and administrative regulatory guidelines. The handy looseleaf format of this manual makes it easy to photocopy and duplicate the material you need. You?ll find: data collection tools, assessment instructions, flowsheets, and care plans. For Orders and Inquiries, please call: 1-888-427-5800.