Long-Term Care

Q&A with Regulatory Specialist Diane Brown

MDS 3.0 Insider, June 1, 2009

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Q: Our facility has several residents with severe advanced dementia who are essentially nonverbal and family contact is inconsistent at times. How does CMS address the resident interviews conducted under the MDS 3.0 when the resident is unable to answer and a family member or responsible party cannot be reached?

To read Regulatory Specialist Diane Brown's response, visit MDSCentral.

 



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