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Term: Resident Assessment Instrument-Home Care (RAI-HC©)

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2011-02-22


A standardized, multi-dimensional assessment system that focuses on a person's functioning and quality of life by assessing needs, strengths, and preferences (e.g., social supports, functional dependence and cognitive impairment) in order to develop effective and personalized home care services.

See Appendix 1 in Doupe et al. (2011), titled Getting to Know the RAI-HC© System: Detailed Results for more information.

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  • Doupe M, Fransoo R, Chateau D, Dik N, Burchill C, Soodeen R-A, Bozat-Emre S, Guenette W. Population Aging and the Continuum of Older Adult Care in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2011. [Report] [Summary] (View)

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  • Chateau D, Doupe M, Walld R, Soodeen R, Ouelette C, Rajotte L. Projecting Personal Care Home Bed Equivalent Needs in Manitoba Through 2036. Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] (View)

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