Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW
As of October 1, 2010, nursing facilities, skilled nursing facilities, swing bed providers, and Veterans Health Administration nursing homes began using a new assessment instrument, the Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0. This Practice Update describes social workâ€“related changes in the resident assessment process and presents both opportunities and challenges for social workers, not only in nursing homes but also in community-based settings.
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