The use of an assessment tool in care homes

Stosz, Laura and Carpenter, I. (2009) The use of an assessment tool in care homes. Nursing Older People, 21 (1). pp. 24-25. ISSN 1472-0795. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

The article offers information on an assessment tool that can create reports on residents in care homes. The Minimum Data Set Resident Assessment Instrument, MDS/RAI, for Long Term Care Facilities is stated to be a comprehensive, standardized assessment of residents' needs in longterm care developed by interRAI, which is an international collaboration of practitioners and researchers committed to improving the care of vulnerable populations. It was first implemented in the U.S. in the 1990s.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: care home resident, assessment tool
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Laura Holdsworth
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2009 10:43
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2014 15:50
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14921 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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