Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2018A)
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Data Element
Version 2018A

Data Element Name: Activity Recommendation — Duration of Activity
Collected For: ACHFOP-05
Definition:Written instructions or other documentation that individualized activity recommendations including the duration of activity recommended was given to the patient/caregiver.
Suggested Data Collection Question:Were the written instructions or other documentation that activity recommendation including the duration of activity tailored to the patient's needs given to the patient/caregiver?
Format:
Length:1
Type:Alphanumeric
Occurs:1
Allowable Values:

Y (Yes) Written instructions or other documentation that individualized activity recommendations including the duration of activity tailored to the patient's needs were given to the patient/caregiver.

N (No) Written instructions or other documentation that individualized activity recommendations including the duration of activity tailored to the patient's needs was not given to the patient/caregiver, or unable to determine from medical record documentation.
Notes for Abstraction:Documentation must clearly convey that the patient/caregiver was given written recommendations including the duration of activity
  • If the patient/caregiver refused written instructions which address recommendations for activity including the duration of activity, select “Yes”.
  • A caregiver is defined as the patient's family or any other person (e.g.,home health, VNA provider, prison official or other law enforcement personnel) who will be responsible for the care of the patient.
  • If duration of activity is not documented, select "No".
Suggested Data Sources:

  • Discharge summary
  • Outpatient record
Additional Notes:
Guidelines for Abstraction:
Inclusion Exclusion
None None

Activity Recommendation — Duration of Activity
Specifications Manual for Joint Commission National Quality Measures (v2018A)
Discharges 07-01-18 (3Q18) through 12-31-18 (4Q18)
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