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Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly


Elder Assessment Instrument

Purpose : assessment of elder mistreatment


Admin time :  10 min

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : GP or nurse 


Content : 41-item assessment instrument, comprised of seven sections that reviews signs, symptoms and subjective complaints of elder abuse, neglect, exploitation, and abandonment. There is no “score”.


Author : (Fulmer T, 1984)

Elder Assessment Instrument

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elder abuse

This Tool is used in the assessment of Elder Abuse

Back To : Elder Abuse

Thorny Issues

Back To : Thorny Issues

This is one of several topics presented in the Thorny Issues sector of this toolkit

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