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RESOURCES

for the

COMPREHENSIVE

GERIATRIC

ASSESSMENT

based

PROACTIVE

PERSONALISED

PRIMARY CARE of the ELDERLY

Currently Includes

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Tools

Printable and Online

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Handouts

for Patients and Carers

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Videos

Embedded

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Topical Kits

for GPs and Patients

About this Toolkit

A brief overview of the purpose and content of this Toolkit

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Find here, in alphabetical order,  all CGA Toolkit Plus resources including all Tools on Paper and Online,  Patient Handouts, Videos.and Kits
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
A multidimensional  holistic assessment of an older person which considers  health and wellbeing and formulates a plan to address issues which are of concern to the older person (and their family and carers when relevant) , arranges interventions according to the plan and then reviews the impact. 
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Frailty is a medical syndrome with multiple causes and contributors that is characterized by diminished strength, endurance, and reduced physiologic function that increases an individual's vulnerability for developing increased dependency and/or death’.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

The term "geriatric syndrome" is used to describe the unique features of common health conditions in older people that do not fit into discrete disease categories.
Included here are : Falls, Delirium, Dementia, Urinary Incontinence, Pressure Ulcers, and Sleep Disorders.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

Aimed at providing the best care and support for people with complex health and social care needs, Proactive Care is a process whereby an individual’s needs are assessed and evaluated, eligibility for service is determined, care plans are drafted and implemented, services are provided and needs are monitored and re-assessed.

personalised care planning
Personalised Care Planning is a collaborative process in which a conversation, or series of conversations, between a patient and a clinician lead them to jointly agree on goals and actions for managing the patient's health problems, in a way that is consonant with  the patient’s values and concerns.
Making it happen ...

Sample case studies illustrating the journey of implementation of a more CGA based, proactive, personalised care of the elderly in a GP practice.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

Information and Tools for Primary Carers who will face some sensitive issues in caring for the elderly.

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment

How to translate this website into more than 100 languages.

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Innovative GP Project of the Year

An award for outstanding work in the form of improvements or innovations

implemented by individuals in a general practice setting,

at either a clinical or practice management level,

that improves the quality of patient care or helps free up GP time

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