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Trauma-Informed Care Resources for Nursing Homes

Gain an understanding of what trauma-informed care is, the six key principles of trauma-informed approaches and resources and activities to support trauma-informed care in these excerpts from the Resources to Support Trauma Informed Care for Persons in Post-Acute and Long Term Care Settings document developed for nursing homes by Telligen’s National Coordinating Center (NCC) in …

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Scoring Minimum Data Set (MDS) Section GG for Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM)

Section GG has been a part of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) for some time, but its role in skilled nursing facility (SNF) care planning and reimbursement becomes critical under the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) taking effect on October 1, 2019. Under PDPM, Section GG becomes essential to compute each patient’s clinical classification and SNF …

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Telligen QIN-QIO Support Pauses on July 17, 2019

Dear Telligen partners: We wanted to let you know about some important news that will affect the quality improvement support that Telligen provides to your organization as a Quality Innovation Network-Quality Improvement Organization (QIN-QIO). As you may know, Telligen has been preparing for a new project cycle to continue to serve you as quality improvement …

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Triggering Staff Reliability

Join Telligen for this webinar recorded in June 2019 as long-time licensed nursing home administrator David Farrell offers his insights and stories of his experiences leading transformational change in struggling inner-city nursing homes. David presents a person-centered approach to leadership that offers practical strategies that engage the staff, improve care and reduce staff absenteeism. You’ll …

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Hypertension Control Champions

The Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Champions are clinicians, practices, and health systems that have successfully completed the Million Hearts® Hypertension Control Challenge. The Challenge is an opportunity for clinicians, practices, and health systems to demonstrate excellence in hypertension control. Hypertension Control Champions must reach 80% control rates among their hypertensive patients. Learn more about the Challenge rules. To achieve …

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The Walk With Ease Program

Community Health Partners (CHP) – Walk With Ease (WWE) program: The Arthritis Foundation initially developed the Walk With Ease (WWE) program to encourage people with arthritis to start walking to better manage their pain and stay active. Today it is a great exercise program for a broader audience, including individuals with health risks and chronic …

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The Magic of PsychPharm in Long-term Care

Reducing unnecessary medication use in long-term care is a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) priority and a best practice. In this Telligen webinar recorded in June 2019, the Colorado Dementia Partnership presents new tools and resources to help nursing homes maximize the ever- important psychopharmacology meetings.

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Telligen Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) Reports

Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) Reports share new knowledge about healthcare quality improvement and describe systems-level work that improves quality, safety and value of healthcare. 2019 Make Your Health Care Decisions Known – A Community Approach The Telligen QIN-QIO team shares how they partnered with one community to educate older adults about advance …

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Psychopharmacology Meeting for Long Term Care Communities with Tracking Tool

The Psychopharmacology (“PsychPharm”) Meeting is an opportunity for the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) to review psychotropic medication usage in the nursing home to ensure that: Medications are being prescribed for appropriate indications. Dose reductions are attempted at the required interval, unless contraindicated. Documentation justifies the continued use of medication. Non-pharmacological, person-centered approaches to treat symptoms have …

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Checklist for Medicare and Medicaid Programs Reform of Requirements for Long-term Care Facilities

This checklist, created by Telligen in May 2019, is designed to help nursing homes self-monitor ongoing compliance with Medicare and Medicaid Programs Reform of Requirements for Long-term Care Facilities. It is intended to guide regular review of the regulations and support nursing home efforts to always be survey-ready.