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Care Link Nursing Services Achieves “Deficiency Free” in Recent Medicare Survey
Care Link Nursing achieves what is considered a "perfect score" for compliancy with quality standards as provided by Center for Medicare Services and Ohio Department of Health.
“The standards to achieve a perfect score reflect the total commitment from every member of the Care Link Nursing team to provide the best care possible, and extends to the physicians and referral sources who work with us.” states Maureen Kenney, President of Care Link. We are certainly very proud of this achievement.”
Licensed, Medicare certified home health care agencies must prove compliance by review of a sample of medical records and interviews with patients in their homes. The survey ensures that the agency has appropriate staff, follows the plan of care specified by a physician, maintains medical records to document the care provided and periodically reassesses each patient's condition. The surveyor will also review the home health agency's policy and procedures, including areas of human resource management and employee compliance.
Besides the deficiency free survey, Care Link has also been awarded the 4 Star Rating for Distinct Quality by Medicaid/Medicare, received a “Best of Toledo Award” by the U.S. Commerce Association for 2009, 2010 and 2011 and the Excellence Award Nomination by the Ohio Council for Home Care in 2009 and 2010.
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Care Link Nursing Services was founded in 2002 when Maureen Kenney, RN, MSN, recognized the need for quality nursing and home care services in the greater Toledo area. Today, Care Link Nursing provides skilled nursing services, physical, occupational, and speech therapy, medical social work services, personal care and homemaker/companion services in the home. For more information on Care Link Nursing Services visit our website at www.carelinknursing.com.