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How does the residential algorithm determine your nighttime support needs score?

The residential algorithm scores the answers to each of the five following questions from the DDD sleep panel in the service level assessment to determine your nighttime support needs:
(1)
DDD Sleep
Panel Question
If you answer to the question is:
Then your
support needs
score for this
question is:
Nighttime Assistance*needed? Frequency
0 = None or less than monthly
Less than daily
1 = At least once a month but not once a week
Less than daily
2 = At least once a week but not once a day
Less than daily
3 = At least once a day but not once an hour
Daily or more frequently
4 = Hourly or more frequently
Daily or more frequently
* Nighttime assistance needed means that the person wakes in the night and requires assistance with toileting, mobility, medical issues, behaviors, guidance through sleepwalking, or other support requiring intervention.
(2)
DDD Sleep
Panel Question
If your answer to this question is:
Then your
support needs
score for this
question is:
Nighttime assistance needed? Daily support time
0 = None
Less than (<) 30 minutes
1 = Less than 30 minutes
Less than (<) 30 minutes
2 = 30 minutes to less than 2 hours
30 minutes or more
 
3 = 2 hours to less than 4 hours
30 minutes or more
 
4 = 4 hours or more
30 minutes or more
(3)
DDD Sleep Panel Question
If your answer to this question is:
Then your
support needs
score for this
question is:
Can toilet self at night?
Yes
Yes
No
No
(4)
DDD Sleep
Panel Question
If your answer to this question is:
Then your
support needs
score for this
question is:
Wakes to toilet most nights?
Yes
Yes
No
No
(5)
DDD Sleep Panel
Question
If your answer to this question is:
Then your support needs score for this question is:
Nighttime behavioral/anxiety issues?
None
Defined as: No behavioral or anxiety issues at night.
No
 
Minor
Defined as: You experience low to medium behavioral or anxiety issues when left alone at night, but can manage the behaviors/anxiety with minimal or no intervention.
No
 
Moderate
Defined as: You experience intense behavioral or anxiety issues when left alone at night, but you are managing to cope, even if only minimally, by yourself or with remote or occasional onsite help as needed.
No
 
Severe
Defined as: You experience intense behavioral or anxiety issues on most nights if left alone and require a support person within your home during all overnight hours in order to maintain yours and/or other's health and safety.
Yes
[WSR 08-15-091, recodified as § 388-828-9640, filed 7/17/08, effective 7/17/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 71A.12.30 [71A.12.030] and Title 71A RCW. WSR 08-12-037, § 388-828-10260, filed 5/30/08, effective 7/1/08.]
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