What is RAI manual?

RAI Manual The Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a core set of screening, clinical, and functional status elements, including common definitions and coding categories, which forms the foundation of a comprehensive assessment for all residents of nursing homes certified to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

What is the MDS definition of toileting?

Toileting: If elimination did not occur during the entire look-back period, or if family and /or non-facility staff toileted the resident 100% of time. Locomotion: If resident was on bed rest and did not get out of bed, and there was no locomotion via bed, wheelchair, or other means (family and/or non-facility staff).

What qualifies for a significant change MDS?

A Significant Change in Status MDS is required when:

  • A resident enrolls in a hospice program; or.
  • A resident changes hospice providers and remains in the facility; or.
  • A resident receiving hospice services discontinues those services; or.

What is the main goal of RAI MDS?

The Resident Assessment Instrument-Minimum Data Set (RAI-MDS) 2.0 is designed to collect the minimum amount of data to guide care planning and monitoring for residents in long-term care settings. These data have been used to compute indicators of care quality.

What does MDS 3.0 stand for?

Minimum Data Set 3.0
The Minimum Data Set (MDS) is part of the federally mandated process for clinical assessment of all residents in Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing homes.

What is Rai and MDS?

The Resident Assessment Instrument/Minimum Data Set (RAI/MDS) is a comprehensive assessment and care planning process used by the nursing home industry since 1990 as a requirement for nursing home participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs.

How do you score a GG section?

Each item is scored on a 1-6 scale, with 6 being the most independent and 1 being the most dependent. So, the higher the overall score, the more functional and mobile the patient is. Scores are primarily based on the level of assistance required. Activities may be completed with or without assistive devices.

What is ADL coding?

Activity of daily living (ADL) Self-Performance measures what the resident actually did (not what he or she could, would, or should do) within each ADL category over the last 7 days. • Assistance varies from day to day, from shift to shift, and even during a particular shift (look at the whole 24 hours).

What percent weight loss is considered a significant change on the MDS?

Coding Instructions Code 1, yes on physician-prescribed weight loss regimen: if the resident has experienced a weight loss of 5 percent or more in the past 30 days or 10 percent or more in the last 180 days, and the weight loss was planned and pursuant to a physician’s order.

What are the three major components of the RAI?

As stated previously, the RAI is a process that consists of three separate components: the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0, the Care Area Assessments (CAAs), and the RAI Utilization Guidelines.

What is RAI data?

The Resident Assessment Instrument – Minimum Data Set (RAI-MDS) 2.0 is the standardized assessment tool for admission, quarterly, significant change in health status and annual assessments for each resident.