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Update: OSHA Issued New Interim Enforcement Response Plan and Guidance for COVID-19

On May 26, 2020 by Jonathan Lips

The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) recently issued an updated interim enforcement response plan for dealing with workplace investigations during COVID-19. In addition, OSHA released revised enforcement guidance for recording cases of COVID-19. These two requirements went into effect on May 26 and replace the previous interim enforcement response plan and recordkeeping guidance, respectively, on that date. Finally, OSHA also released an alert on COVID-19 Guidance for Nursing Home and Long-Term Care Workers.  

Q&A with Adult Day: A Closer Look at Individual Abuse Prevention Plans and Participation Reports

On December 10, 2019 by Roni Falck

To help keep adult day services providers informed and in compliance with license expectations, please review the following Q&A regarding Individual Abuse Prevention Plans and monthly progress notes and participation reports.  

New Resource on Documentation Requirements for Waiver Services

On July 30, 2019 by Jeff Bostic

The Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) has released a short document that summarizes new statutory requirements around documentation for waiver services. 

Home Care and Assisted Living Provider Change of Information Reporting Required

On February 19, 2019 by Bobbie Guidry

Licensed home care providers and registered home management providers are required to notify the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) within 10 days when there is a change on the license or registration. A Change of Information Form is available on the MDH website. 

April 18 Webinar Helps with Effective and Legal Documentation

On April 10, 2018 by Heidi Simpson

Documentation, also known as charting, is vitally important to care and service delivery. It can also be stressful and confusing for staff who might not know what, how or when to write down critical information. 

The April 18 webinar Charting Success: Effective and Legal Documentation provides essential knowledge of documentation best practices in aging services settings. It webinar will help build staff’s confidence and skills to observe and document appropriately to best serve the customer and reduce legal exposure.

Find complete details and register here.

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