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

Rockwood Clinical Frailty Scale

Purpose : Fraily evaluation tool


Admin time :  5 min

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : GP or nurse


Content : Definition of 9 degrees of frailt, from Very Fit to Terminally ill


Author :  K. Rockwood, 2005

Copyright : Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada 

Permission for Use :

To guard against copyright infringement or unlicensed commercial use, the copyright holder asks all potential users to complete a Permission for Use request. Requests are reviewed by the Industry Liaison Office at Dalhousie University to determine whether a license agreement is required. Requests for non-commercial educational, clinical and research use, as well as for reprint usually do not require a license agreement.

Training :

The Online Training Course seeks to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of frailty and how to accurately determine a person's Clinical Frailty Scale score based on their specific circumstances. A completion certificate is awarded at the end of the course.

Clinical Frailty Scale - Rockwood

Clinical Frailty Scale - Tips for Use

frail woman

This Tool is used in the evaluation of Frailty

Back To : Frailty

Proactive Care Team

This Tool is also used in Proactive Care

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