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04 House Rules Resident Handbook

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Absences / Outings - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample Absences / Outings - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample
Activities - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample Activities - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample
A great sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the use of alcohol.  

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Since the Licensee is responsible for observing the resident, it is very important to know if they are consuming alcohol.  One true example: Mrs. Smith was a sociable lady, always friendly and charming.   Over a period of time... Alcohol Sample House Policy
Sample House Policy regarding automobiles on the facility grounds, including employees, visitors, delivery persons and residents.

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Another area of concern is if a confused or incontinent resident gets in an auto and damages it. Automobiles Sample House Policy
Beauty and Barber Shop Sample Resident Handbook Policy Beauty and Barber Shop Sample Resident Handbook Policy
Sample of a House Policy and provision for the Admission Agreement for a care community to use regarding the resident's behavior.  

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You need to set up limits for legal and management purposes. A good provision in the Admissions Agreement will also disclose... Behavior Provision Sample House Policy
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the care assistance that a resident will receive.  

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Sometimes a resident will refuse to take a bath or shower.  The house rule and the fact that the resident could be evicted for not complying should be explained to the resident.  This usually works.  Since the federal laws are slanted towards... Care Assistance Sample House Policy
Complaint Policy - Sample House Rule for Resident Hanbook Complaint Policy - Sample House Rule for Resident Handbook
Dress Code - Sample policy for Resident Handbook of House Rules for residential care facilities, community care homes, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Dress Code - Sample policy for Resident Handbook of House Rules
Emergencies and Safety - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample designed to cover basics for various types of community based care facilities. Emergencies and Safety - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample
This is a sample of a statement the resident and/or responsible party and the staff person completing the admission should sign indicating they have read and understand the house policy or rules of the care community. Ending Resident Handbook Statement Sample
Failure to Follow the Rules - Sample House Rule for Resident Hanbook Failure to Follow the Rules - Sample House Rule for Resident Handbook
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the dietary services offered by the facility to its residents. Food Service Sample House Policy
Furnishings Policy - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample Furnishings Policy - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the furnishings in a resident's room or unit.  

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Can the facility charge extra for furnished units? 
Check specific state law, in most cases, the facility will... Furnishings Sample House Policy
Cover for section 4 of the Admissions Manual. House Rules Resident Handbook Cover
Housekeeping & Sanitation Responsibilities - Resident Handbook House Rule Housekeeping & Sanitation Responsibilities - Resident Handbook House Rule
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the housekeeping services provided to the residents of the facility. Housekeeping Sample House Policy
Incontinent Supplies Policy - Sample House Rule Incontinent Supplies Policy - Sample House Rule
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the use of incontinent supplies by the resident of the facility.  

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PLEASE NOTE:  Diaper wipes are a must for incontinent residents.  It is worth paying for even if you don't get reimbursed, just to ensure proper care is given.  Personal care aides will... Incontinent Supplies Sample House Policy
Internet - Sample Resident Handbook Policy Internet - Sample Resident Handbook Policy
Laundry & Clothes Lines - Resident Handbook Sample Policy for House Rules Laundry & Clothes Lines - Resident Handbook Sample Policy for House Rules
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the delivery of mail to the resident of the facility.  

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Note: In Assisted Living Facilities that have individual mailboxes this is not a problem because the post office has a way of re-directing the mail.  However, when all the mail comes to one address, and is not... Mail Sample House Policy
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding medical visits of a Third Party Provider to the resident of the facility.  

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Medical Visits Sample House Policy
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the residents medication in the facility.  

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Assisted supervision will be provided if needed by the staff to achieve this regime.  This Community will request physician's orders for all medications INCLUDING... Medications Sample House Policy
Free Missouri Resident Handbook LTC Facilities Missouri Resident Handbook LTC Facilities
More and more people are using a mobility scooter.  As a care facility you need to protect the safety of all individuals.  One good way is to establish an Operation Policy for all individuals who operate a mobility scooter. This great document includes safety and operation, maintenance, and recommendations.   

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Our Recommendations
We strongly recommend that you install mobility scooter safety mirrors on each side.

If you decide to take your scooter out into the public, it is best to have a horn, lights, safety mirrors, reflectors and a cell phone in case you break down.

For safety reasons we feel it is best to not... Mobility Scooter Operation Policy
Money & Safeguarding Valuables - Sample House Rule for Resident Hanbook Money & Safeguarding Valuables - Sample House Rule for Resident Handbook
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the privacy of a resident in a facility.  

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Note:  This rule should go without saying, however it's best to have it specified in writing.  If a resident is exhibiting this type of behavior the provider can... Privacy Sample House Policy
Private Duty Caregivers - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample Private Duty Caregivers - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample
Recycling Policy - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample Recycling Policy - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample
The resident handbook is a set of house rules that govern everyday living actions at the care facility.  This form is used as an acknowledgment for the resident or responsible party to sign that they received a copy of the resident handbook upon admission to a nursing home, residential care facility, or assisted living facility. Resident Handbook (House Rules)
NEW Resident Handbook of House Rules, Policies and Procedures for Community Based Care Homes.  Includes areas such as:
RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES	
HOUSEHOLD POLICIES
CARE AND HEALTH SERVICES
DIETARY SERVICES
AUXILIARY SERVICES
SAFETY AND PROTECTION Resident Handbook of House Rules, Policies and Procedures
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the protection of a resident's confidential records in a facility.  

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The Community should inform the resident that his/her information shall be accessible or given to the pharmacy, podiatrist and others providing services to the resident or Community. Resident Records Sample House Policy
Room Access - Sample House Rule for Resident Hanbook Room Access - Sample House Rule for Resident Handbook
Sample of a House Policy for a community care facility to use regarding smoking at the facility.  Sample policy for nursing homes, residential care facilities and assisted living facilities.

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Note:  This is an important rule since residents are known to cause fires in living quarters.  A few states have already passed laws that... Smoking Sample House Policy
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the use of telephones in the facility.  

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Note:  One of the resident's Basic rights is to have access to a phone.   The Community must provide one for resident's use.  Adaptive equipment, such as phones for the hearing impaired, are... Telephones Sample House Policy
Televisions & Cable TV - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample Televisions & Cable TV - Resident Handbook House Rule Sample
House rules are established in order to protect the rights of everyone in the community.  This policy allows a facility to update their house rules as needed. Updates Sample House Policy
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding visitors to the facility.  

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The resident may refuse to see a visitor if he/she so desires. If the resident has a private unit, visitors may be allowed to stay overnight on... Visiting Sample House Policy
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding residents who may wander or go missing from a facility.  

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Wanderers Sample House Policy
Sample of a House Policy for a care community to use regarding the use of weapons, which are not allowed, in the facility. 

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Note:  Unfortunately today many seniors are bearing arms.  There have been several incidents of... Weapons Sample House Policy
 
   
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