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Completing interRAI Assessments

In this section we answer questions about completing interRAI assessments.


To resolve your issue

  1. Check your manual first
  2. See if it’s covered in one of the Q&A's listed below
  3. Still no answer? Contact us at interRAI@tas.health.nz or 0800 10 80 44.

Fact sheets and relevant guides

 


Questions

I’m unable to use the ‘update values’ button for section K and L as there is no ARD in section A, what do I do?

Why can’t I make any changes to my interRAI Assessment even though it’s still in draft?

How do I edit a draft assessment when section AS is marked complete?

What do I do when I’ve made a mistake in an assessment that’s already been marked complete?


 

Answers

Question: I’m unable to use the ‘update values’ button for section K and L as there is no ARD in section A, what do I do?

Answer: 

  1. Refer to Resident Overview Chapter – Vital Signs and Monitoring of your Comprehensive Clinical Assessment (CCA) Nurse Assessor Workbook
  2. For other pre-populated values (i.e Date stay began (MDS item B2) refer to relevant chapter of your Comprehensive Clinical Assessment (CCA) Assessor Workbook.
  3. If you need further assistance, email interRAI@tas.health.nz or call 0800 10 80 44 to be put in touch with one of the interRAI Education and Support team.

 

Question: Why can’t I make any changes to my interRAI Assessment even though it’s still in draft?

OR

How do I edit a draft assessment when section 'AS' is marked complete?

Answer:              

  1. The Assessment Summary(AS) section must be re-opened in order to edit a section of the interRAI assessment while in draft
  2. Re-open the section you wish to alter
  3. Make the changes and mark the altered section complete
  4. Mark the Assessment Summary complete (take care to check coding changes haven’t changed the triggered CAPs)
  5. See also the item 'Altering an Assessment' in the  Assessor Workbook provided at your training.

Question:What do I do when I’ve made a mistake in an assessment that’s already been marked complete?

Answer:

  1. Go to this document - Information for Assessors - Correcting an assessment that's been marked complete

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