Table 1

The interRAI suite of assessment instruments

Instrument

Item count

Target population


Long term care facility (interRAI LTCF)

257

Residents of nursing homes or chronic hospitals


Assisted living (interRAI AL)

262

Assisted living facilities where residents have light care needs


Acute care (interRAI AC)

96

Frail older patients in acute care hospitals


Post-acute care (interRAI PAC)

214

Rehabilitation and other post-acute inpatients


Home care (interRAI HC)

253

Community based care


Community health assessment (interRAI CHA)

135

Community settings with anticipated light care needs


Palliative care (interRAI PC)

194

Palliative care in community and institutional settings


Mental health (interRAI MH)

304

Mental health inpatients


Community mental health (interRAI CMH)

320

Community mental health services


Intellectual disability (interRAI ID).

287

Persons with intellectual disability in community and facility settings


Gray et al. BMC Health Services Research 2009 9:71   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-9-71

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