The following memo was issued today:
TO: All Providers
FROM: Cathy R. Anderson, DDS Deputy Director for DDA
RE: Use of Electronic Formats for Nursing Assessments
DATE: September 20, 2013
This bulletin provides notification that, effective immediately, the Department on Disability Services (DDS), Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA), approves the use of the nursing assessment format in Therap as a substitute for Nursing Assessment Form A or B. Additionally, providers who are using alternative electronic health records that include a nursing assessment format may request that DDA review the format to approve its use.
DDA’s current Health and Wellness Standards require that providers use either Nursing Form A or B as part of developing a person’s Health Care Management Plan. This bulletin serves as notification that providers using Therap may now […]