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Abbreviations: ADL = activity of daily living, ADL SHS = Activities of Daily Living Self-Performance Hierarchy Scale, CAP = clinical assessment protocol, CDBA = Canadian Deafblind Association, CHESS = Changes in Health End-Stage Disease Signs and Symptoms, CNIB = Canadian National Institute for the Blind, DbS = Deafblind Supplement, DbSI = Deafblind Severity Index, DRS = Depression Rating Scale, IADL = instrumental ADL, interRAI CHA = interRAI Community Health Assessment, interRAI HC = interRAI Home Care, O&M = orientation and mobility, RAI = Resident Assessment Instrument.
Changes in Hospitalization Associated with Introducing the Resident Assessment Instrument.
Long-term care facility resident assessment instrument (RAI) user's manual for use with version 2.
Consider this example: MDS item 12j, urinary tract infection (UTI), has very specific coding instructions in the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Users Manual, including the requirement for significant laboratory findings to be in the resident's record.
The data inside every MDS section must accurately reflect each resident according to the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) rules for coding.
Managers must focus on the process for setting ARDs and encourage interdisciplinary involvement and flexibility in setting the dates, keeping in mind the rules for this process in the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) User's Manual.
Two of these initiatives--the Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Minimum Data Set (MDS) and the Resource Utilization Groups (RUGs)--are at the core of programmatic and experimental efforts to reform nursing home policy in the United States.
The Resident Assessment Instrument User's Manual doesn't directly specify what this means, so have a policy in place clarifying how your facility codes this item, Reed explains.
The development and implementation of the national nursing home Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) in the USA provided opportunities for experimentation and adoption elsewhere in the world.
The Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) process utilizes the MDS and Care Area Assessments to drive a holistic care plan.
Pay particular attention to documentation expectations through the resident assessment instrument, with increased emphasis on the care plan.
This paper describes the content and development of the nursing home Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), including the testing for reliability and validity in the USA.