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Basic Properties

CMS_MDS Self Care
CMS_MDS Self Care

Answer List

Answer Code Score Answer ID
Independent - Resident completes the activity by themself with no assistance from a helper. 06 LA27993-7
Setup or clean-up assistance - Helper sets up or cleans up; resident completes activity. Helper assists only prior to or following the activity. 05 LA27994-5
Supervision or touching assistance - Helper provides verbal cues or touching/steadying assistance as resident completes activity. Assistance may be provided throughout the activity or intermittently. 04 LA27995-2
Partial/moderate assistance - Helper does less than half the effort. Helper lifts, holds, or supports trunk or limbs, but provides less than half the effort. 03 LA27996-0
Substantial/maximal assistance - Helper does more than half the effort. Helper lifts or holds trunk or limbs and provides more than half the effort. 02 LA11759-0
Dependent - Helper does all of the effort. Resident does none of the effort to complete the activity. Or, the assistance of 2 or more helpers is required for the resident to complete the activity. 01 LA27998-6
Resident refused 07 LA27999-4
Not applicable. 09 LA28000-0
Not attempted due to medical condition or safety concerns. 88 LA28001-8

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