Flashcards in Admission DC Guidelines Deck (8)
How are FIM ratings assigned?
Based on activities performed during the entire 3 calendar-day period
On what are DC FIM ratings based?
One 24-hr period during the last 3 days of the Pt's stay
On what day are DC FIM ratings typically done?
The day before DC
Who has a say in DC FIM ratings?
What categories can NOT receive a "0 - Activity did not occur" on admission?
If Bladder, Bowel, and/or Cognitive FIMs have not occurred by DC, do they still get rated a "0 - Activity did not occur?"
No, they get a "1 - Total Dependence" @ DC
Is direct observation the only method for rating FIMs?
No - credible reports such as prior medical record, other staff report, family, and friends may be used although direct observation is the best method