Overview: The Federal expectations for assessment and care planning require a comprehensive, individualized evaluation of the medical and behavioral health needs of each resident. The COVID-19 Pandemic has further challenged long-term
The Federal expectations for assessment and care planning require a comprehensive, individualized evaluation of the medical and behavioral health needs of each resident. The COVID-19 Pandemic has further challenged long-term care facilities to make modifications to their day-to-day routines in ways that significantly influence residents’ psychosocial well-being, mood, and behavior. This discussion highlights the need to ensure care plans are person-centered and keep pace with the resident’s changing needs in a realistic and meaningful way.
- Describe the regulatory expectations for person-centered assessment and care planning;
- Describe the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic relative to quarantine and social distancing on resident psychosocial well-being, mood, and behavior; and
- Develop improved methods for the assessment and person-centered care planning for residents with complicated medical and behavioral health needs.
CE’s: NHA & SW
Barbara Speedling, Innovations for Quality Living
An inspirational and motivational speaker, Barbara is an author, educator and management consultant at the forefront of person-centered care.
An innovator with more than 30 years of practical experience within the adult care community, she is the expert providers turn to when they want to ensure that the services they provide meet not only the physical needs of their residents, but their emotional and psychosocial needs as well.
Working from a core belief in the dignity and individuality of all people, Barbara’s unique education and training programs have helped countless adult care communities achieve lasting improvements in quality care and quality of life.
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