Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly
HSSAT v.5 int'l
Home Safety Self Assessment Tool
version 5 international
Purpose : Home Safety Self-Assessment Tool to increase perceived knowledge of home safety and identify unsafe activities, and to develop home safety plans and safely perform activities, reducing the risk of falls for elderly residents.
Admin time : 30 min. variable
User Friendly : High
Administered by : Primary Carer, Nurse or Social Worker interview with individual and, where appropriate, their carer or someone else they nominate
Content : Questions pertaining to environmental circumstances.
Author : Machiko R. Tomita, Ph.D., Department of Rehabilitation Science University at Buffalo, State University of New York, January 1, 2017
Revised for international use by Angelo Grazioli for CGA Toolkit Plus - CGAkit.com, Nov.2021.
Copyright : Public domain, free to use with author acknowledgemnts.
This Tool is used in the Environmental Assessment
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The Social Assessment is one of 8 domains of the
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
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