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Manuals and Toolkits

  • Active Shooter Preparedness Program
    An Active Shooter Program designed specifically for long-term care centers and laid out for your center to personalize as needed. This Active Shooter Program draws upon evidence-based research and information to help your team’s Disaster Preparedness planning
  • Direct Care Staff Competency Checklist
    A competency is a set of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) needed for an individual to successfully perform various job duties. Under the new Requirements of Participation (RoP), competency goes hand in hand with the facility assessment, understanding the level of care your residents require and validating that the caregivers assigned to caring for them are competent. The CMS Competency Toolkit is not a requirement but a great resource and is on the CMS website at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/CMPRP-Toolkit-1-Instruction-Manual.pdf The HealthCap RMS Competency Toolkit was developed as an additional resource, providing competency validation checklists for direct care staff as well as licensed staff. Using this toolkit in conjunction with the CMS toolkit will assist in ensuring you are meeting your resident needs as well as the Federal requirements on competency.
  • Disaster Preparedness Manual - 2nd Ed.
    Disaster Preparedness based on your geographic location and as identified by your Facility Assessment is a requirement for Skilled Nursing Facilities. We provide the framework for your individualized Disaster Preparedness processes.
  • Licensed Nurse Competency Checklist
    A competency is a set of knowledge, skills and abilities (KSAs) needed for an individual to successfully perform various job duties. Under the new Requirements of Participation (RoP), competency goes hand in hand with the facility assessment, understanding the level of care your residents require and validating that the caregivers assigned to caring for them are competent. The CMS Competency Toolkit is not a requirement but a great resource and is on the CMS website at https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/SurveyCertificationGenInfo/Downloads/CMPRP-Toolkit-1-Instruction-Manual.pdf The HealthCap RMS Competency Toolkit was developed as an additional resource, providing competency validation checklists for direct care staff as well as licensed staff. Using this toolkit in conjunction with the CMS toolkit will assist in ensuring you are meeting your resident needs as well as the Federal requirements on competency.
  • Plan for Return of Evacuees - Point of Emphasis Checklist
    Point of Emphasis Checklist
  • Still Falling for You - A Roadmap
    Performing fall risk assessment is a very important aspect of a fall prevention program; however, utilizing the appropriate assessment tool, developing preventive interventions to address resident specific risks for falls AND taking a deeper dive into causative factors are the keys to a successful program. Let’s walk through the process together! Utilizing this comprehensive toolkit, we will go back to basics, identify new and creative ways to assess fall risk and identify innovative preventive interventions through successful root cause analysis! Remember, it is a journey not just a destination!