Standard 3 – Evaluation of Population Served

The provider(s) of DSMES services will evaluate the communities they serve to determine the resources, design, and delivery methods that will align with the population’s need for DSMES services.

Tools to Satisfy Standard 3


ADCES Tool to Satisfy Standard 3 [PDF – 316 KB]:
This tool outlines the components needed for your application for Standard 3.

Evaluation of Population Served Sample 1
This sample describes the targeted population, resources, and plans to address barriers to DSMES.

Evaluation of Population Served Sample 2
This sample describes the population served, resources, and actions to meet individual barriers to DSMES.


Population Served and DSMES Service Assessment [PDF – 247 KB]:
This link includes a sample form for population served and DSMES service assessment.