(39Oa) Communication - Expression: Admission

SAS Name

A score indicating the patient's ability for expression at admission.  Expression includes clear vocal or nonvocal expression of language.  This item includes either intelligible speech or clear expression of language using writing or a communication device

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)