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Before you attend Home Care with Contact assessment training

Welcome to your interRAI training course. Here's what you need to know.

Find information about your training venue:


Before your training

Once you are confirmed for a place on a training course, your local educator will contact you, providing:

  • information about the training requirements, and
  • access to AIS, the system you will be using to complete the e-learning module ‘AIS-Mastering the RAI’ ahead of the course.

You and your manager will also be required to sign a learning agreement.

You will be asked to bring your organisation/facility’s blue interRAI Assessment Form and User's Manual and the orange Clinical Assessment Protocols (CAPs) book with you to training.


Your pre-training requirements

Home Care Assessment with Contact Assessment training 

  • Please read the paper describing a specific assessment framework for Maori: Meihana Model

Please bring the following manuals from your organisation with you:

  • interRAI Home Care assessment form and user’s manual v9.1
  • interRAI Contact assessment form and user's manual v9.2
  • CAPs for use with Home Care and Long term care assessment instruments v9.1

Recommended readings

The following readings are not compulsory but provide additional context to interRAI assessments for people attending training.


During training

Your educator will support you throughout your training. Once you have completed the initial training course, there are a range of steps to reach interRAI competency.

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