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Resources Assisted Living

The following policies and procedures for Assisted Living are available in the HCIS Senior Care Resource Center; https://resourcesforrisk.com/hcis/
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Resources – Policies and Procedures

Assisted Living

Abuse
• Abuse Prevention, Intervention, Reporting and Investigation for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy addressing abuse prevention, intervention, reporting and investigation for Assisted Living.

Active Shooter
• Active Shooter Policy and Procedure for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy details the procedures an assisted living facility should take in an active shooter situation.

Admission
• Admission Policy for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy addressing pre-admission screening, admission processes and orientation for assisted living facilities.

Complaints/ Grievances
• Complaint/Grievance Process

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure regarding the complaint/grievance process for Assisted Living.

Confidentiality
• Confidentiality in Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure regarding confidentiality of protected health information, including protocols for email,
faxes, voice messaging, etc. for Assisted Living.

Contracts
• Contract Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure regarding contract management for Assisted Living.

Disaster Management
• Disaster & Evacuation Program for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy details the procedures for a facility to prepare for a disaster and possible evacuation for Assisted Living
Documentation.

• Resident Record Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure regarding the creation and maintenance of the resident’s record for Assisted Living.

Elopement
• Elopement Prevention for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Policy and procedure regarding identification of elopement risk, preventative interventions, management and documentation
for Assisted Living.

Falls
• Falls Prevention for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Policy and procedure regarding identification of falls risk, preventative interventions, fall investigation and documentation
of falls management for Assisted Living.

Hiring/Screening
• Pre-employment Screening for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure detailing pre-employment screening protocols for Assisted Living.

Incidents
• Incident Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure for managing the incident reporting process for Assisted Living.

Loss Prevention
• Theft and Loss Prevention and Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure detailing protocols to prevent and manage occurrences of theft and loss for Assisted Living.

Maintenance/Plant Services
• Lockout/Tagout Program for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure regarding creation of a lockout/tagout program for Assisted Living.

• Preventative Maintenance & Inspections for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure for developing and implementing a preventative maintenance program, including regular inspections
for Assisted Living.

Medical Emergencies
• Medical Emergency Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Policy and procedure regarding protocols for staff training and response to medical emergencies for Assisted Living,

Medications
• Medication Errors in Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure outlining steps for prevention of medication errors and processes for medication error reporting
for Assisted Living.

• Medication Self-Administration for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Policy and procedure contains protocols regarding residents who wish to self-administer their medications for Assisted Living.

Motorized Mobility Aids
• Motorized Mobility Aids: Wheelchairs, Carts and Scooters for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure for resident assessment, screening and orientation regarding use of motorized mobility aids
for Assisted Living.

Pets
• Pet Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure regarding pets in the long term care setting for Assisted Living.

Photographic and Audio Devices
• Photographic & Audio Devices for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure detailing protocols regarding the prohibition of photographic and audio recording devices
for Assisted Living.

Policy and Procedure Management
• Policy and Procedure Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure contains guidelines for policy management for Assisted Living.

Private Sitters
• Private Sitters for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: A sample policy and procedure for employing private sitters in Assisted Living.

Skin/Wound Care
• Skin Care for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample skin care policy and procedures for Assisted Living.

Smoking
• Smoking Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure detailing protocols regarding smoking management for Assisted Living.

Special Care Units
• Alzheimer’s Unit Criteria for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure detailing criteria for admission to and discharge from an Alzheimer’s/dementia unit for
Assisted Living.

Staff Training
• Staff Training & Orientation for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure regarding the training and orientation of employees for Assisted Living.

Swimming Pool and Hot Tub Use
• Swimming Pool and Hot Tub Use

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure regarding the establishment of guidelines for the use of swimming pools and hot tubs for
Assisted Living Facilities.

Transportation
• Resident Transport Policy

Author: Pendulum Legal Risk Network
Summary: Resident Transportation Policy (includes policy, purpose, and process).

• Vehicle & Driver Safety Management for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure for protocols regarding vehicle management and driver safety for Assisted Living.

Visitors
• Visitors Risk Reduction Recommendations

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample procedure detailing visitor screening protocols for Assisted Living.

Volunteers
• Volunteer Program for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure to develop and implement a volunteer program for Assisted Living.

Workplace Violence
• Workplace Violence Prevention Program for Assisted Living

Author: Pendulum, LLC
Summary: Sample policy and procedure detailing implementation of a workplace violence prevention program for Assisted Living.