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MDS Alert

Section C:
Let 4 Scenarios Illustrate Proper Coding Of Item C1000

Confusion over new or different situations could indicate ‘modified independence.’ Correct coding of item C1000 — Cognitive Skills for Daily Decision Making isn’t just important because you want your MDS assessments to be accurate. This item can reveal a lot about the state of a resident’s well-being and health status. Difficulty with daily decision-making can indicate an underlying cognitive impairment, [...]