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

GUG Test

Get Up and Go Test

Purpose : Observation of of any balance or gait problems, without timing.


Admin time :  5 min

User Friendly :  High

Administered by : GP or nurse 


Content : Instructions for the assessment and recording of balance and gait problems.


Author : Mathias S, 1986

GUG Test

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This Tool is used in the assessment of Falls

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elderly lady fall
geriatric syndromes

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Falls is one of 4 conditions identified as

Geriatric Syndromes