Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly
Purpose : screening for hoarding disorder (HD)
Admin time : 5 min
User Friendly : High
Administered by : GP or nurse
Content : three sets of 9 color photographs. Each set depicts a room in the home (living room, bedroom, and kitchen) with varying amounts of clutter (1=least cluttered, 9=most cluttered).
Participants are instructed to rate the level of clutter in the corresponding room in their homes using these photographs.
A score of 4 and above indicates clutter significant enough to warrant clinical attention.
Author : (Frost RO, 2004)
Back To : Thorny Issues
This Tool is used in the assessment of Hoarding in Late Life
Back To : Hoarding in Late Life
This is one of several topics presented in the Thorny Issues sector of this toolkit