Examples: Additional sources of information may enhance assessments when appropriate; for example, physical and occupational therapy services may be involved to determine how to manage or prevent further decline.
the individual’s view of his or her current health and functioning;
baseline functional, mental, emotional, and physical status information including prescription medication use and recent or progressive functioning to confirm capacity, decline, or progress; and
a caregiver assessment including level of caregiver burden, caregiver health, choice in serving in the caregiver role, and presence of informal support.
All care providers, including those who may not have responsibility for the comprehensive assessment and determination of appropriate level of care, should obtain, at a minimum, information regarding an individual's and/or family's special needs.