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MDS Alert

MDS Section P:
Leave Restraints Behind: Go Beyond Coding on Section P

The definition of ‘restraint’ keeps evolving. Section P seems straightforward, with only nine options to code whether restraints were used while a resident was in bed or out of bed, and if used, which parts of the body were restrained. But you may be surprised at what the MDS considers a restraint, both now and in the coming update. The [...]