This presentation provides insight into how to use the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) case-mix system for organizational decision support.
This resource document provides guidelines on how to use the Resource Utilization Groups version III Plus (RUG-III Plus) case-mix system for organizational decision support.
About 61% of seniors with dementia in Canada live at home — and they require support while staying there.
In long-term care, seniors with dementia are at higher risk of being physically restrained and given potentially inappropriate antipsychotic drugs than other seniors. However, policy changes and educational supports have helped spur a decrease in this trend over the past several years.
Canadians with young-onset dementia present unique care challenges Fewer Canadians are diagnosed with dementia before age 65 than as seniors — but their needs can be just as great. At the time of diagnosis, people with young-onset dementia may still be working, taking care of their children and parents, and meeting financial commitments. Learn more about how care is different for people with young-onset dementia.
The growing number of seniors living with dementia is leaving some primary care doctors feeling less well-prepared to manage dementia care in the community.
This information sheet provides an overview of the Resource Utilization Group version III (RUG-III) grouping methodology.
Technical specifications for interRAI's standardized outputs from CIHI's Continuing Care Reporting System.
Frequently asked questions about clinical coding in continuing and residential care.
Details of the interRAI Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCF) outcome scales used in the Continuing Care Reporting System (CCRS).
A description of the interRAI LTCF data element Activities of Daily Living (G1).
A description of the interRAI LTCF Medication Guidelines data element (N1).
A description of the interRAI LTC Functional Rehabilitation/Walking Program data element (O3e).
A description of the interRAI LTCF Therapy Services data elements (O3 a–d, f, g).
A description of the interRAI LTCF Functional Restrictive Devices data element (O7).
Data quality and general reference information about data submitted to the Continuing Care Reporting System.
An analysis of the extent to which do-not-hospitalize and do-not-resuscitate advance directives are in place in Canada’s continuing care setting.
Data submission specification changes for 2016–2017 for CIHI's Continuing Care Reporting System.
Learn about CIHI’s partnership with interRAI, the new integrated interRAI suite of assessment instruments and how organizations will be able to submit data from the new suite to CIHI.
The Long-Term Care Facilities Survey (LTCFS), financed by Health Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Institute for Health Information, replaces the Residential Care Facilities Survey. The survey includes only facilities that provide residents with a minimum of professional nursing care or medical supervision.