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

Environmental Assessment

  • Close J, 1999

Close J, Ellis M, Hooper R, Gluckman E, Jackson S, Swift C. Prevention of falls in the elderly trial (PROFET): a randomized control trial. Lancet 1999;353:93-7.



  • Horowitz BP, 2013

Horowitz BP, Nochajski SM, Schweitzer JA. Occupational therapy community practice and home assessments: use of the home safety self-assessment tool (HSSAT) to support aging in place. Occup Ther Health Care. 2013 Jul;27(3):216-27.


  • Horowitz BP, 2016

Horowitz BP, Almonte T, Vasil A. Use of the Home Safety Self-Assessment Tool (HSSAT) within Community Health Education to Improve Home Safety. Occup Ther Health Care. 2016 Oct;30(4):356-372.


  • Mecagni C, 2000

Mecagni C. Balance and range of motion in community-dwelling women aged 64 to 87 years: a correlational study. Phys Ther 2000;80:1004-11


  • Stalenhoef PA, 2002

Stalenhoef PA, Diedericks JPM, Knottnerus JA, Kester ADM, Crebolder HFM. A risk model for the prediction of recurrent falls in community-dwelling elderly: a prospective study. J Clin Epidemiol 2002;55:1088-94



  • Svanstrom L, 1999

Svanstrom L. Aging and safety promotion-what do we know and where are we going? Promot Educ 1999;6(4):8-11.



  • Tanner EK, 2003

Elizabeth K. Tanner : Assessing Home Safety in Homebound Older Adults. Geriatr Nurs. 2003;24 (4) 



  • Tideiksaar R, 1992

Tideiksaar R. Falls among the elderly: a community prevention program. Am J Public Health 1992;82:892-93.


  • Tinetti ME, 1994

Tinetti ME, Baker DI, Avay G, Claus EB, Garrett P, Gottschalk M, et al. A multifactorial intervention to reduce risk of falling among elderly people living in the community. N Engl J Med 1994;331:821-7.


  • Tomita MR, 2014

Tomita MR, Saharan S, Rajendran S, Nochajski SM, Schweitzer JA. Psychometrics of the Home Safety Self-Assessment Tool (HSSAT) to prevent falls in community-dwelling older adults. Am J Occup Ther. 2014 Nov-Dec;68(6):711-8.


The Environmental Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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