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COVID-19 Inspection Template

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently provided guidance on preventing the spread of COVID-19 in nursing home environments. We have taken the recommended inspection points and converted them into an inspection template inside TheWorxHub. This is accessible to anyone running the Surveys and Inspections application.

 

The template includes 66 inspection points ranging from Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to Resident care precautions.

 

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We have also created a list of resources to help you stay on top of your operations during COVID-19. Check out the blogs, videos, and podcasts we have compiled on our Dude Solutions website and remember that the Dude is beside you!

 

Apply the COVID-19 Template to your Site

To leverage this new template, you will first need to apply it to your site in TheWorxHub.

  • Click on the Settings tab, then select the Survey/Inspect tab.
  • Click the + New Survey/Inspection Template button.
  • In the window that appears, enter a name for the survey, such as "COVID-19 Inspection".
  • Click Use This next to "COVID-19 Focused Survey for Nursing Homes" in the Inspections section.

 

 

  • Complete the remaining steps to add the inspection template:
    • On Step 2, you'll have the chance to modify, add, or remove questions on the inspection.
    • On Step 4, be sure to check the box next to Publish this Survey/Inspection to make this template available for use.

Using the COVID-19 Template

Once the template has been published to your site, you can add a new COVID-19 inspection on-the-fly.

  • Click Survey Inspection under the +Add menu.
  • You can also add this inspection template to a work order or scheduled work order by using the Surveys & Inspections panel on the work order.

 

 

  • Like all inspection templates, they can be easily scored on the desktop or in MobileWorx using a Pass/Fail option. You can add comments, exclude questions, create corrective actions, monitor open deficiencies on the Rounds dashboard, and report on the results.