Start Date: 2/22/2018 2:00 PM EST
End Date: 2/22/2018 3:00 PM EST
Venue Name: Online
Event Website: https://www.devero.com/resources/webinars/behavioral-health-home-care-outcomes/
What Does Behavioral Health Have to do With Home Health Outcomes??
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.
- Discuss the prevalence and severity of behavioral health issues and chronic conditions among the home-bound elderly.
- Understand the results of failure to address psychiatric issues in patients.
- Identify benefits of responding to both patients’ medical and psychiatric conditions and the impact on Home Health outcomes
- Implement the steps for a successful behavioral health program.
Katherine J. Vanderhorst, RN-BC, BSN, President, C&V Senior Care Specialists, Inc.
Amy Craven, PT, MS, DPT, Vice President, C&V Senior Care Specialists, Inc.