EDUCATION ASK ALF A QU HOME PRODUCTS (https://alfboss.com/assisted- (https://alfbos (https://alfboss.com/) (https://alfboss.com/products/) (https://alfboss.com/) living-sta?-training/) a-alf-ques Category: 1823 (https://alfboss.com/category/1823/) 6 Ways 1823 Forms Can Get You In Trouble The Go To Document The 1823 form was implemented by the state of Florida to be the go-to document to identify the care and services needed by resident’s residing in ALF’s. An individual should be able to know the condition and how much care a Resident needs by reading the 1823 form. Question? I am here for you just ask! Privacy - Terms
The 1823 is the master document that is used for many reasons and read by many individuals. Which include: AHCA surveyors DCF Investigators Physical/Occupational therapist and other Health Care Professional Long-Term Care Program Staff Legal Staff Getting Into Trouble With 1823 Forms There are many ways that an 1823 form can land your facility in trouble but the two main ones are: 1. AHCA Compliance 2. Liability Let’s start with AHCA compliance… When AHCA Surveyors come to your facility for either a routine inspection or on a complaint they will always look at the residents 1823 and make sure the 1823 matches the resident’s current condition and the service’s being provided. If the 1823 form doesn’t match up the facility will get cited. Example Resident A is observed eating pureed food in the dining room the AHCA Surveyor looks at the 1823 form and it states the resident is on a regular diet. Lawsuits Lawsuits in the Assisted Living industry are very common because they are so easy to win or settle. With that said the 1823 form is a goldmine for attorneys. If there is a discrepancy with what is on the 1823 form and what the resident’s actual condition was at the time of the incident BINGO get ready to pay a deductible to settle the case. Question? I am here for you just ask!
6 Ways The 1823 Form Can Cause You Problems 1. Not having a 1823 on ?le within 30 days 2. All the 1823 ?elds are not ?lled out 3. 1823 form does not have the date of the physical examination 4. 1823 is not accurate and does not re?ect the resident’s current condition 5. 1823 is older than 3 years. 6. If the resident is receiving ACS funds the 1823 is older than 1 year Schedule routine checks of your resident’s 1823’s. Look to make sure the above items listed comply with the 1823. Use our 1823 helper to have the above possible infractions handled for you. About Author Pascal Bergeron Has over 18 yrs of ALF Administration experience.With his hands on experience, he has developed and created ALF Boss which provides facility compliance information along with specially designed facility tools geared towards Florida ALF's (https://www.facebook.com/ALF-Boss-106898566376147/) (https://twitter.com/alfboss_) ACHA COMPLIANCE TOOLS (HTTPS://ALFBOSS.COM//PRODUCT) Question? I am here for you just ask!
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