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MDSCentral is your place to ask questions, get the latest long-term care and MDS news, and find resources to make your job easier. We’ll keep you updated on new regulations, provide analysis of long-term care issues, and help you navigate the MDS 3.0. Our regulatory experts will answer selected questions in our Ask the Experts section.
New Product from HCPro
Looking to develop a more comprehensive plan of care while improving MDS 3.0 accuracy? MDS Care Plans: A Person-Centered, Interdisciplinary Approach to Care helps you navigate recent changes to the RAI and includes more than 100 customizable care plan templates.
During this program, expert speaker Debbie Ohl, RN, NHA, M.Msc, PhD, will show you how to make team- and resident-centered care plans and how to develop strategies to ensure leadership and team buy-in. She will also explain how to create user-friendly, person-driven, compliant care plans.
At the conclusion of the program, participants will be able to:
- Identify the strengths and weaknesses in their current care plan system
- Determine the benefits and challenges of changing current care plan methodology and why it is necessary
- Review a specific care plan format that meets regulatory demands, simplifies care plan development, and acts as a reference for staff
- Identify the steps to transition their care plans to real-world, usable formats