Resident assessment

Also called patient assessment. A standardized tool that enables nursing homes to determine a person’s abilities, what assistance the person needs and ways to help the person improve or regain abilities. Resident assessment forms are completed using information gathered from medical records, discussions with the individual and family members, and direct observation.

In Focus

May 16

Bringing in the outdoors

Hollidaysburg, PA 

Garvey Manor and Our Lady of the Alleghenies Residence continuing care retirement community recently hosted an outdoor show, "Marching into the Woods."