Skip to main content

Developing the use of MDS/RAI reports for UK care homes

Stosz, Laura, Carpenter, G. Iain (2008) Developing the use of MDS/RAI reports for UK care homes. Report number: 10.1332/174426408X338857. Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 44 pp. ISBN 978-1-85935-680-7. (doi:10.1332/174426408X338857) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

Abstract

The MDS/RAI (Minimum Data Set Resident Assessment Instrument)is a standardised assessment system developed by interRAI used internationally to raise standards of care in long-term care homes. Implementation in the UK has been sparse and currently there are no well-established demonstration sites for use in long-term care (although Cheshire has adopted and successfully implemented the (MDS-HC (Minimum Data Set Home Care) for community care). Successful implementation of the MDS/RAI requires a methodical approach and commitment: it is a way of developing best practice that goes far beyond just gathering information about care needs. This project aimed to develop an implementation process model for MDS/RAI use in three UK care homes through an iterative and collaborative process.

Item Type: Research report (external)
DOI/Identification number: 10.1332/174426408X338857
Projects: [93] MDS/RAI implementation development
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC952 Geriatrics
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: L. Holdsworth
Date Deposited: 18 Apr 2009 09:36 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:52 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/14640 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
  • Depositors only (login required):

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year