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Quarterly Siderail assessment tool

by MAustin1 MAustin1 (New) New


I work in long term care and a question on my side rail assessment tool asks , does the resident have a history of falls? does anyone know the guidelines to answering this question. I feel it wouldn't be safe to check "no" if a Resident didn't have any falls in the past quarter, but has a history of severe injuries from multiple fall prior to the assessment period. Please clarify "history of fall" as required by CMS.