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The interRAI instruments are primarily developed for clients with heavier care needs. A full BelRAI assessment means that all sections of an interRAI instrument are completed. Not all elderly people who receive professional care also need a full BelRAI assessment. The BelRAI screener, a stepped, modular approach makes it possible for clients with a lighter care need not to fill in the full BelRAI. This modular approach takes into account the care burden of clients. The screener comes for a full BelRAI assessment and acts as a uniform entrance gate.
The interRAI Mental Health (MH) Assessment System is a comprehensive standardized instrument for evaluating the needs, strengths and preferences of adults with mental illness in in-patient psychiatric settings. This instrument allows for assessment of key domains of function, mental and physical health, social support and service use; with particular items identifying those who could benefit from further evaluation of specific problems to help prevent risk of further decline and improve functioning. The interRAI MH replaced the RAI-MH Version 2.0 as the international standard for inpatient...
The main objective of the HH campaigns is to increase the compliance to >70%, thus reducing the rate of health care acquired infections, morbidity, mortality and healthcare cost.Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) place a tremendous burden on public health resources in industrialized countries. Based on data from the Belgian surveillance of nosocomial infections from the Scientific Institute of Public health (IPH), the Federal Platform for Infection Control (FPIC) estimates that each year 107 500 patients hospitalized in Belgian acute care hospitals suffer from HAIs, resulting in 2...
The interRAI Acute Care (AC) Assessment v 9.3 is a comprehensive assessment system designed to support assessment of all adults admitted to the acute care setting. Its primary purpose is to identify clinical, functional and psychosocial problems, including to screen for syndromes such as delirium, dementia and under-nutrition, and to identify patients at risk of adverse events such as delirium, falls and pressure ulcers. Research has demonstrated that, although these problems are more common among hospitalized older patients, they are also becoming increasingly common in...