Home health accrediattion or licensure survey

  1. Anyone with experience in HHA accreditation with JCAHO or a state survey. I do not work in the home health area and I have a school project about this topic. If you do, Please contact me. I have just a few basic questions. Thanks.
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  3. by   sunnygirl272
    i am a home health nurse in a CERTIFIED home health agency...what kinda ?s ya got???
  4. by   Epal00
    I am trying to research the correct answers to the following questions. Any help is much aprreciated. Thanks
    1.State survey's and JCAHO are two different things, right? How often are state surveys done and how often do you go for JCAHO accrediatation, yearly? is that the norm. If you already have JCAHO accreditation can you be exempted from State surveys?
    2. What do you mean by "category of accreditation" and example if possible.
    3.What is an "outcome measure instrument" and an example if possible.
    4. How do you evaluate client outcomes?
    5. Give an example of a deficiency.
    Thanks again...
  5. by   sunnygirl272
    HHHmmmmm,....doesn't seem like you have actually made an attempt to find the answers...would love to help,but won't give you the answers...if i can help any other way, let me know..
    good luck w/ your project...
  6. by   Epal00
    Oh , How cold. Any help is appreciated. Everybody's busy. No one wants to help. Help!!
  7. by   sunnygirl272
    now now..bitterness will get you nowhere dear...make attempts to research the answers on your own B4 you expect us to do your homework for you...
  8. by   NRSKarenRN
    Try search engines www.google.com or www.dogpile.com next time

    JCAHCO home care accreditation
    http://www.jcaho.org/htba/home+care/index.htm

    Appraising Pa.'s health regulation
    http://www.physiciansnews.com/cover/1198.html

    licensed "home health agency"
    http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&l...=Google+Search
  9. by   Epal00
    Thanks for your help. I have gone thru all these websites and still have some specific questions. But that is okey. I will figure this one out by myself. I just hope we donot treat our upcoming nurses like this. Let's try to help them out as much as we can. One day they will be the one taking care of us. Thanks. Signing off.
  10. by   Kayla8
    Sunnygirl272,
    My sister would like to work as a CNA, she has a degree in nursing, but been out of loop for 8 years (she became a stewardess instead), and she wants to get back to nursing. She thinks she would like to be a CNA first . What does she needs to do?...any help will be appreciated.
  11. by   sunnygirl272
    if your sis has nursing degree, has she taken/passed her boards? i am curious wny she wouldn't want to go back asa nurse...
  12. by   Kayla8
    She became a flight stewardess right after graduation(8 years ago), and she thinks CNA is the best way to start.

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