PASRR glossary

AP
alternate placement, any living setting outside the nursing facility
CCP
comprehensive care plan, an annual plan of treatment developed by nursing facility staff for individuals receiving care. The plan includes all needs: dietary, daily living skills, ambulation, level of functioning, etc.
CMWC
customized manual wheelchair, a specialized service provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
DADS
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
DD
developmental disability
DME
durable medical equipment, e.g., orthotics, prosthetic, low air-pressure mattress; a specialized service provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
DMR
determination of mental retardation, a specialized service provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
ID
intellectual disability
IDD
intellectual and developmental disability
IDT
interdisciplinary team, consists of a service coordinator, nurse, social worker, legally authorized representative and other professional or clinical staff involved in the individual's comprehensive care plan
LA
local authority, formerly known as mental retardation authority (MRA). Includes 39 contracted agencies providing intellectual and developmental disability services across the state
LAR
legally authorized representative
MDS
Minimum Data Set, a medical evaluation performed quarterly on every individual in an nursing facility; the MDS is completed and loaded onto the Long-term Care Online portal
MDS coordinator
person in the nursing facility who works in the billing office and is responsible for completing and entering the Minimum Data Set and Preadmission Screening and Resident Review evaluations
MI
mental illness
NF
nursing facility
OT
occupational therapy, a specialized service provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
PASRR
Preadmission Screening and Resident Review
PE
PASRR Evaluation assessment, used to confirm an individual has a mental illness, an intellectual disability or a developmental disability and to develop specialized services needed (formerly known as the Level II evaluation)
PL1
PASRR Level 1 screening to identify if an individual has an indication of mental illness, an intellectual disability or a developmental disability (formerly known as the Level 1 Screening)
PT
physical therapy, a specialized service provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
RE
referring entity, a hospital, doctor's office, Adult Protective Services, family member or legal guardian
RR
resident review, a PASSR Evaluation completed due to a resident's change in status or conditioning indicated on a significant change in status assessment or the Minimum Data Set, or requested by state staff, a resident, legally authorized representative or nursing facility
Resident
individual who resides in an nursing facility
SC
service coordinator, an individual who works with people who have a mental illness, an intellectual disability or a developmental disability to develop a service delivery plan
SCSA
significant change in status assessment
SP
speech, a specialized service provided by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services
TMHP LTC online portal
Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership Long-term Care Online portal where nursing facilities and local authorities enter Level 1 or II screenings and evaluations
Waiver program
Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services community living programs, e.g., Home and Community-based Services, Texas Home Living Program, Community Living Assistance and Support Services or Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions

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Updated: July 21, 2014