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

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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