Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0
The minimum data set (MDS) is a tool for implementing standardized assessment and for facilitating care management in nursing homes (NH) and non-critical access hospital swing beds (SB). The new MDS 3.0 has been designed to improve the reliability, accuracy, and usefulness of the MDS, to include the resident in the assessment process, and to use standard protocols used in other settings.
How to Complete the Brief Interview for Mental Status
In her latest article, Judy Wilhide Brandt, a nurse and master teacher on Minimum Data Set (MDS), discusses proper procedures for conducting the Brief Interview for Mental Status (BIMS). More