How Often to Update Resident Assessments and Appraisals

Current and accurate resident assessments and appraisals are a critically important part of providing individualized care and services that are based on the resident’s unique needs and preferences. I am often asked how often these assessments should be updated. There are a number of factors that must be considered to answer that question. Here are …

How Often Should I Update the Resident Appraisal?

We are frequently asked about how often to update a Resident Appraisal.  California RCFE regulation 87463 “Reappraisals” clearly states that the pre-admission appraisal shall be updated “as frequently as necessary to note significant changes and to keep the appraisal accurate.”