Establishing rapport with a person is always advised as part of an assessment process. The ACLS assessment and related tools are used in long term care facilities not only for persons who are receiving Medicare Part A rehab therapy services but for long term residents to establish a baseline, assist with set up of maintenance programs and monitor for changes in functional cognition that may impact the resident’s safety and care needs.

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