Minimum Data Set – see MDS

A core set of screening and assessment elements for all individuals residing in Medicare or Medicaid covered long-term care facilities. The comprehensive form includes common definitions and coding categories, which form the foundation for a resident’s overall assessment. Items standardize communication about resident problems and conditions within facilities, between facilities and outside agencies.

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June 13

Survey says ... game show week is a hit

Rochester, NY 

St. John's Home recently hosted "Game Show Week 2.0" in recognition of Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month, which is June.