Finding Gertrude: The resident's voice in Minimum Data Set 3.0.

@article{Thomas2014FindingGT,
  title={Finding Gertrude: The resident's voice in Minimum Data Set 3.0.},
  author={Kali S Thomas and Andrea Jeanne Wysocki and Orna K. Intrator and Vincent Mor},
  journal={Journal of the American Medical Directors Association},
  year={2014},
  volume={15 11},
  pages={
          802-6
        }
}
PURPOSE The new Minimum Data Set 3.0 was designed to improve the assessment process by requiring nursing home (NH) staff to attempt to interview residents with scripted questions to assess subjective states such as pain, mood, and cognitive functioning. Although the case has been made that resident self-report is important, it is unknown whether facilities are doing so in practice. We examined the frequency of attempts to interview residents to elucidate the types of residents able to be… CONTINUE READING
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