(39Ng) Communication - Comprehension: Goal

SAS Name

A score indicating the desired goal for the patient to achieve for comprehension at discharge.  Comprehension includes understanding of either auditory or visual communication (for example, writing, sign language, gestures).

Code Code value
01 Helper - Complete Dependence/Total Assistance (Subject less than 25%)
02 Helper - Complete Dependence/Maximal Assistance (Subject 25% or more)
03 Helper - Modified Dependence/Moderate Assistance (Subject 50% or more)
04 Helper - Modified Dependence/Minimal Assistance (Subject 75% or more)
05 Helper - Modified Dependence/Supervision (Subject 100%)
06 No Helper/Modified Independence (Device)
07 No Helper/Complete Independence (Timely, Safely)