Care Area Assessment Book with Triggers and Modules
Triggers ~ Guidelines
CAA and CAT Summary Documentation
20 Care Area Assessments in book and CD
CAAs and CATs flow alphabetically with MDS 3.0
Work CAAs and CATs fast and accurately with simplified CAA and CAT Modules
Section V 3
Evaluating Triggered Care Areas 4
CAA Summary Documentation 6
Section V Notes Sample 7
CAA Summary Documentation Sample 8
Departments and Care Area Assessments 9
Care Area Assessment Guidelines and Resources 10
Care Area Assessment CAA Modules:
ADL Functional / Rehabilitation Potential
Cognitive Loss / Dementia
Dehydration / Fluid Maintenance
Psychosocial / Well-Being
Psychotropic Drug Use
Return to Community Referral
Urinary Incontinence and Indwelling Catheter
CAA Summary Notes
This manual defines and explains the MDS 3.0 Care Area Assessment Triggers, formerly known as Resident Assessment Protocols (RAPs). The information and forms included in this book will help to achieve the accuracy of documentation that is essential to quality of care and regulatory compliance.
Supplementary material for Care Area Assessments- CAAs is included from current federal regulations and guidelines, and includes clinical resources.
CAA summaries are described, and examples are included to elucidate the process.
The 20 CAA Modules in this book are easy-to-use checklists of triggers, and include many other very pertinent MDS items to help make the care-planning decision clearer.
The applicable MDS sections are listed on the left side of the form, and flow alphabetically in MDS order for fast reference.
Ample space is at the bottom of the form for CAA Summary documentation notes.
The CAA and CAT Modules are included in the book and on CD.