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RAI Manual Updates:

Don't Get Snagged By Noncompliance: New Appendix PP

“Minor” changes urge surveyors to focus on resident rights. Though the new Appendix PP, effective Nov. 28, 2017, offers corrections to “minor, technical inaccuracies,” you should be familiar with the new language. Surveyors are especially encouraged to prioritize residents’ well-being. The changes may be minor, but expanded definitions can help you reevaluate your facility’s protocols concerning resident rights and facility [...]