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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 -, Nov.2021.

Copyright : Public domain, free to use with author acknowledgemnts.

HSSAT v.5 int'l

This Tool is used in the Environmental Assessment

Back To : Environmental Assessment

Environmental Assessment, CGA based Proactive Primary Care of the Elderly

The Social Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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