Free Webinar: Improving STAR Ratings with Behavioral Health and Home Care
Thursday, February 22nd, 2:00PM Eastern / 11:00AM Pacific
Behavioral Health and Home Care
LEARN WHY INTEGRATING BEHAVIORAL HEALTH WITH CHRONIC CARE MANAGEMENT CAN IMPROVE STAR RATINGS
Many home health patients have co-existing Chronic Behavioral Health problems that are not dealt with. If not addressed, problems like anxiety and depression leave patients unable to self-manage diabetes, congestive heart failure, CHF, COPD and other serious medical conditions. This presentation will provide statistics on the prevalence of psychiatric issues among the home-bound elderly and explain why failure to identify or deal with these conditions affects compliance and outcomes. This presentation will show why recognizing and managing behavioral health diagnoses and can have a positive outcome on your agency’s STAR ratings.
Objective 1: At completion of this course participants will be able to discuss the prevalence and severity of behavioral health issues and chronic conditions among the home-bound elderly.
Objective 2: At completion of this course participants will be able to understand the results of failure to address psychiatric issues in patients.
Objective 3: At completion of this course participants will be able to identify benefits of responding to both patients’ medical and psychiatric conditions and the impact on Home Health outcomes
Objective 4: At completion of this course participants will be able to implement the steps for a successful behavioral health program.
Join us February 22nd, 2018 at 2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT to learn more
Katherine J. Vanderhorst ,RN-BC,BSN
Amy Craven, PT, MS, DPT
C&V Senior Care Specialists, Inc.