Term: Minimum Data Set (MDS) Assessment

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Last Updated: 2016-06-01

Definition:

An assessment done using either: 1). the Long Term Care (LTC) Minimum Data Set Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI-MDS 2.0©]) or 2). the Home Care Minimum Data Set Resident Assessment Instrument-Home Care (RAI-HC©). These assessments report people's functional dependence and cognitive impairment, plus many other clinical and social-demographic measures.

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