Home Care: Management and Operations
December 22, 2016 | Healthcare Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
Home care faces unique risk exposures. Homes are designed for living, not the provision of healthcare, and home care is appended to the usual course of the client's daily life. Clients typically have multiple conditions, often both acute and chronic, and self-care responsibilities.
This Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) is intended to help risk managers evaluate and protect the home care services for which they are responsible. Following are some of the sources used to develop the questions in this SAQ. This list is not comprehensive. For additional information, refer to the guidance articles...