Would I be able to capture isolation for a resident with the documentation that the resident had periods of wandering out of her room?



No. The resident must remain in her room and alone because of active infection.



Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services. (2019). MDS 3.0 RAI Manual, p. O-5-6. Retrieved from: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/MDS30RAIManual.html


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