Use the Baseline record to document a client’s status just prior to program registration. Data collected during program enrollment can be compared to the baseline data to determine if and where changes have occurred. Once entered, this record should not be updated.
To enter a new Baseline record:
1. Open the client file, go the History section, and select the Create button to access the New History Item Helper.
2. Select Baseline, and select the related Create button to create a new record.
In the Status At Baseline section, use the pulldown fields provided to enter the appropriate information for the client.
In the History section, use the fields provided to enter information regarding the client’s medical history:
When you are finished, save and close the record.
Tip: averages are typically calculated by taking the total from the past 2 years and dividing it by 2 to get a one year average.