Resources for Continuing and Residential Care interRAI Assessors

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The resources for continuing and residential care interRAI assessors page provides documentation to support RAI-MDS 2.0 and interRAI Long-Term Care Facilities (LTCF) assessors and educators. This includes products available on eStore, job aids and education information.

For more information about continuing and residential care, including Analysis in Brief and other analytical reports, visit CIHI’s Continuing Care or Residential Care web pages.

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User Manuals and Forms Resources Education


Featured web conferences (no registration is required for these web conferences)

Session Title, Date and Time Link to Web Conference
No sessions scheduled at this time  

Visit the Learning Centre to view the course catalogue and to register.

Self-Study Courses

Course Title
727E-Getting Started with interRAI Assessments
499E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Beginners - Outcome Scales and RAPs


Course Title Date and Location
235E-Coding RAI-MDS 2.0 for Beginners February 8 – Sydney, NS
February 22 – Kingston, ON

Web conferences

Course Title Date
448E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Experienced - Cognitive/Mental Health/Quality of Life January 5
746E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Beginners - Outcome Scales and CAPs, Part 1 January 17
747E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Beginners - Outcome Scales and CAPs, Part 2 January 19
238E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Experienced - Physical Functioning January 25
18E-Building CCRS eReports January 26
833E-Calculating a Quality Indicator January 31
446E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Experienced - Formal Services February 14
447E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Experienced - Clinical Management February 15
746E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Beginners - Outcome Scales and CAPs, Part 1 March 21
747E-RAI-MDS 2.0: Beginners - Outcome Scales and CAPs, Part 2 March 23


eQuery is a web-based tool that allows CIHI's clients to search an existing repository of questions and answers about coding and other related topics. If you are unable to locate an answer to your question in the existing repository, you can submit it to the Home and Continuing Care team using the eQuery link above.

Use CIHI's accessibility request form to request CIHI documentation in an accessible format.