Thanks to her years of service in the healthcare field, Sally is keenly aware of the long-term care regulations.  If you need assistance with staff development, Sally can work with you on any of the following compliance concerns. 

Staff Development

Nursing Home Regulatory and Survey Compliance



(1)   Fire prevention and response. The facility shall conduct fire drills quarterly for each shift. If the facility is not operating with three shifts, monthly fire drills shall be conducted to provide training for all staff;

(2)   Emergency procedures and preparedness;

(3)   Infection control and prevention;

(4)   Accident prevention and safety procedures;

(5)   Proper use of restraints;

(6)   Resident rights;

(7)   Confidentiality of resident information;

(8)   Incidents and diseases subject to mandatory reporting         and the facility's reporting mechanisms;

(9)   Care of residents with unique needs; and

(10) Dining assistance, nutritional risks, and hydration needs of residents.


Department of Labor-Human Resources         

Staff Hiring and Training

Job Descriptions and Selection Criteria

Advertising for Position

Interviewing for Position

Personnel Policies

Staff Orientation Programs

Training Programs for Staff

HIPAA is the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)


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Brookings, SD  57006

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