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Methodology spot March 2024
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During the interRAI assessment, John mentions that he hasn't visited a dentist in five years and has trouble chewing meat due to poorly fitting dentures. What would the appropriate coding be for this scenario for the following items? (Refer to the interRAI Assessment Form and User’s Manual to review the definitions for these items.)  

K4a. Wears a denture.  (K5a in LTCF)  

0. No 

1. Yes 

K4d. Reports difficulty chewing. (K5d in LTCF) 

0. No 

1. Yes 

N1c. Dental exam in LAST YEAR. (O1c in LTCF) 

0. No 

1. Yes 

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Answer:  1 to all questions.