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MDS Alert

Self-Survey:
Check-in on the Quality of Your Facility's Meal-Time Assistance

Use this tool to evaluate staff/resident interaction during meals. Unintended weight loss — sustained or sudden — is an obvious quality indicator for everyone involved in a resident’s care. Make sure you investigate why a resident is losing weight, and look into any easy fixes, like adjusting staff assistance at meal-times and documenting their interactions. With more or better assistance, [...]