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Methodology Spot: May 2023
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Test your knowledge with our methodology quick quiz. This month's focus is Contact Assessment.

The Assessment Reference Date (ARD) for Contact Assessment is the end of the observation period. Unless otherwise stated, this is: 

a. 3 days
b. 7 days 
c. 90 days 
d. 24 hours  

Contact Assessment Telephone Protocol 

The two most important things to consider when deciding whether to conduct a Contact Assessment by phone are:

a. Communication
b. Travel distance to the person's home
c. Cognition
d. Whether the person lives alone
e. urgency of need for services.


  • 24 hours
  • communication and cognition.