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Texas Decreases Use of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Facilities
Texas has decreased its use of antipsychotic drugs in nursing ... by 58 percent, according to a report from the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes. AUSTIN ... program published an educational brochure for residents, family members, and facility staff to ensure residents were ...

STAR Health
In partnership with Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), Medicaid provides a ... special health needs and pre-existing conditions. A 24/7 nurse hotline for caregivers and caseworkers. Access to the ...

PASRR for Nursing Facilities
... therapies; and assessments. To learn more, see the Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 19, Subchapter BB . Updates Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership Portal – PASRR Provider Updates SimpleLTC Texas ... set coordinator or admissions coordinator) can help the family complete the PL1. For people suspected of having ...

Out of State Nursing Facility Admissions
... guidance to entities who refer a person living outside of Texas to a nursing facility within Texas. When a person moves ... agencies, assisted living facilities, group homes, and family members or other community healthcare providers. ... the negative PL1 into the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership Long-Term Care Online portal (LTCOP) upon the ...

How to Become a Nursing Facility Provider
Texas Health and Human Services licenses, certifies and ... Licensure Requirements Health and Safety Code: Chapter 250 Nurse Aide Registry and Criminal History Checks of Employees ... incidents from facilities and complaints from residents, family members, friends and others. Surveyors initiate ...

Texas Health Steps
Information for Texas Health Steps program providers. The Early and Periodic ... Abuse or Neglect, as outlined in Chapter 261 of the Texas Family Code , relating to investigations of reports of child ... group (MD or DO) Physician assistant (PA) Clinical nurse specialist (CNS) Nurse practitioner (NP) Certified ...

Voluntary Nursing Facility and ICF/IID Closures Archive
... Skilled Nursing Facility/Nursing Facility Owner/Operator : Family of Park Plaza LLC Medicare Beds : 5 Medicaid/Medicare ... Continuum Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Hospital of North Texas LP 3100 Peters Colony Road Flower Mound, TX 75022 ... Type : Skilled Nursing Facility/Nursing Facility Owner : Nurse CON Corporation Medicaid Beds: 0 Medicare Beds : 59 ...

HHS Unveils Blueprint for a Healthy Texas
Texas Health and Human Services today unveiled its inaugural ... cancer. "Every woman needs access to preventive care and family planning services, including contraception, which is ... that prevent Texans from being self-sufficient. In partnership with Goodwill Industries of Houston and the ...

Quality Monitoring Program (QMP)
... Quality Monitoring Program helps detect conditions in Texas nursing homes that could be detrimental to the health, ... with the world through specific, music-triggered memories. Family members and nursing home staff will create personal ... at all levels of licensure, as well as administrators, nurse aides and physicians. Learn more about the Center for ...

How to Become a DAHS Provider
How to become a DAHS provider in Texas. Texas HHS licenses and surveys facilities to ensure ... Services Requirements Health and Safety Code: Chapter 250 Nurse Aide Registry and Criminal History Checks of Employees ... and complaints from people using the facilities, family members, friends and others. Inspectors initiate ...