Table of Contents

Part One Home Care: A Unique Specialty

Part Two Clinical Practice in Home Care

Part Three Adult Clinical Guidelines: A Systems Approach for Assessment, Care Planning, and Documentation

Part Four Hospice and Palliative Care: Clinical Guidelines for Care and Documentation

Part Five Maternal/Child Care: Clinical Guidelines for Assessment, Care Planning, and Documentation

Part Six Medicare Home Care Guidelines for Coverage of Services

Part Seven NANDA-I-Approved Nursing Diagnoses

Part Eight Home Care Definitions and Abbreviations

Part Nine Guidelines for Home Medical Equipment and Supply Considerations

Part Ten Directory of Evidence-Based and Other Resources


Appendix A Home Care Orientation: Important Foundation for Success

Appendix B Sample Case-Mix Grouper Worksheet

Appendix C Non-Routine Supplies (NRS) Case-Mix Adjustment Variables and Scores

Appendix D Home Health Prospective Payment System Final Rule

Appendix E OASIS C


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About the author

Tina Marrelli

Affiliations and Expertise

Health Care Consultant, Boca Grande, FL