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PASRR

The Pre-Admission Screening and Resident Review is often called PASRR for short. 

The PASRR assessment is completed before a person moves into a nursing home. It's an evaluation with questions designed to see if a person has a serious mental illness or developmental disability to ensure the facility can address their needs.

Anyone can administer the PASRR, however the assessment is typically initiated by a hospital discharge planner or nursing facility social worker.  Once the PASRR has been initiated, it is sent to DODD when an indication of a developmental disability or a related condition is noted. 

DODD will review for accuracy and send a notification to the county board of developmental disabilities to complete a face-to-face interview and evaluation of the person.  The county board will evaluate the person’s needs including any need for specialized services and submit a recommendation to DODD.

This video offers a tutorial for navigating and submitting a PASRR using DODD apps.