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MDS Section D:

Are You Capitalizing on Mealtime to Assess a Mood Disorder?

Talking to residents about their appetites can illuminate red flags. Eating or nourishment happens every day, and paying attention to a resident’s habits and any fluctuations can provide you with clues about important systemic changes. When completing Section D, consider your resident’s eating habits and how they reflect upon his mood through interview. If you cannot conduct an interview, you [...]