Assessment Options

Setup Assessment Types

ResiDex allows users to determine both the types of Assessments being performed as well as customizing the names of these Assessments.  The facility's preferred name (rather than our defaults) will appear on reports such as Assessment Summaries, Worksheets, Forms and Reports. More information on Assessment Types may be found here.

Assessment Service Links

In the process of completing an assessment, the individual's care and services needs are identified.  Our "Assessment - Service Link" option will allow you to identify and add services to the resident's plan of care while you are performing the assessment.  The process allows you to:

  • Link one or more services to any assessment evaluation option
  • Select the service(s) you wish to schedule for the individual
  • Enter specific information about the service (Days, time, provider, task details, etc.)

Remember:

Assessment-Service Consistency

ResiDex can be configured so changes to a resident service plan will not be allowed until a corresponding assessment item has been updated for that resident.  This has the effect of ensuring your residents' service plans are always consistent with their assessments.

Assessment Question Setup

Assessments are made up of topics, categories (questions) and evaluation options (possible answers). Your database will come with a list of questions that you can select to appear on each assessment type.  We will break down the assessment setup for you.  If the questions that are there do not meet your needs, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to assist in customizing the assessment questions with you.

ResiDex Fall Risk Tool

Assessing and minimizing risk of falling is an important nursing activity and a common quality management concern. ResiDex offers a fall risk tool developed by the Missouri Alliance for Health Care (the MAHC 10) that offers several advantages:

  • It is a tested and validated tool
  • It is integrated into data already entered into ResiDex (diagnoses, medications, fall incidents, assessment items, etc.)
  • It is updated with each assessment or clinical review
  • It can easily be updated and printed as a subset assessment