Policies & Best Practices

  • Active Shooter: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure to attempt to mitigate the risk of death and injury for residents, visitors and staff members related to an Active Shooter Event.
  • Admission Elopement Risk Assessment: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure to assist in identifying residents at risk for elopement. The following guidelines will be followed for residents upon admission. For the purposes of this policy, elopement is defined as leaving the facility premises without following the facility’s policies and procedures for leave of absence.
  • Alerting and Extinguishing Systems: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure for the operation of each alerting and extinguishing system within the center.
  • Anticoagulant PT/INR Monitoring: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure for residents on anticoagulation therapy to assist in maintaining recommended laboratory parameters as established by the attending physician.
  • Anticoagulation Therapy Management Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure for individualized therapy provided for residents receiving anticoagulant therapy, to reduce the risk of adverse drug reactions (ADRs).
  • Apartment Dwelling Fire - Tenant: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure intended to assist the facility in its efforts to provide a safe environment for each community member in the event of fire.
  • Automatic Electric Defibrillators: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure outlining the use of Automatic Electric Defibrillators (AED)on residents with full-code status and residents who have not declared a code status. AEDs will not be utilized on residents who have declared a no-code status.
  • Background Checks/OIG Exclusion List: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure to perform background checks on all prospective employees including but not limited to querying the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) Exclusion List.
  • Biological Event - Suspected Terrorism: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure to be used In the event a biological act or threat occurs at the facility (suspicious letter, package, or other device).
  • Blood Spill Clean Up: Policy & Procedure
    Sample policy & procedure intended to assist in cleaning up small spills of blood, blood products, and other body fluids.