Performs assessments appropriate to functional status, diagnosis, care setting, age, development level, and cultural and religious orientation in a timely manner.
Identifies and prioritizes the need for further assessment based on the patientâ€™s clinical presentation/diagnosis, care setting, desire for care and responses to any previous care.
Initiates discharge planning for each patient upon admission as appropriate.
Evaluates and documents the patientâ€™s response to the Plan of Care and to interventions.
Revises and updates the Plan of Care as evidenced by documentation.