Understanding Restorative Care Part 2: Getting a Resident Started


As every resident is different, it is essential to properly assess their needs and determine when and how they should get started on a Restorative Care Program that best fits them. Through several examples from MDS 3.0, this program discusses the common ways a person may enter a Restorative Care Program, and explains how the Program Coordinator, with inputs from other restorative care team members, can conduct the necessary screenings to ensure the resident starts on a program at the appropriate level.

Once a residents Restorative Care Program is started, the persons condition and progress is measured, documented and regularly assessed. This program shows RNAs how to keep accurate, clear and complete documentation, focusing in particular on the Restorative care plan, Activities Sheet and flowchart.


After completing this course, the learner should be able to:

  • List several ways that a resident can be referred to restorative care
  • List several ways that a resident can be started on a program
  • What is the purpose of documentation
  • What is the purpose of a restorative care plan
  • What type of information appears in a resident's restorative care plan
  • What is the purpose of an RNAs activities sheet
  • What information typically appears on an RNAs activities sheet
Price: $149.00 USD

Product ID: MED052
Media: DVD
Year: 2012
Duration: 22:27 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Basic Clinical Skills, Nursing Assistant Skills
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