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

Social Assessment

  • Bath PA, 2000

Bath PA, Philp I, Boydell L, et al. Standardised health check data from community-dwelling elderly people: The potential for comparing populations and estimating need. Health Soc Care Community 2000;8:17-21.


  • Byrne M, 2003

Byrne M, Murphy AW, Plunkett PK, McGee HM, Murray A, Bury G: Frequent attenders to an emergency department: a study of primary health care use, medical profile, and psychosocial characteristics. Ann Emerg Med; 2003 Mar;41(3):309-18



  • Hoe J, 2021

Hoe J, Orrell M (2021) Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE), 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press


  • Craig C, 2015

Craig C, Chadborn N, Sands G, Tuomainen H, Gladman J. Systematic review of EASY-care needs assessment for community-dwelling older people. Age Ageing. 2015;44(4):559-565


  • Keller BK, 2003

The significance of social network in a geriatric assessment population

Ageing Clinical and experimental research vol 15,6 p 512-517



  • Lowles RV, 2001

Lowles RV, Philp I. Simple measures for assessing the physical, mental and social functioning of older people. Generations Review 2001;11:12-14.


  • Mellis RJ, 2005

Melis RJ, van Eijken MI, Borm GF, et al. The design of the Dutch EASY-Care study: A randomised controlled trial on the effectiveness of a problem-based community intervention model for frail elderly people [NCT00105378]. BMC Health Serv Res 2005;5:65.



  • Mellis RJF, 2008-A

Melis RJF, van Eijken MIJ, Teerenstra S, et al. A randomised study of a multi­disciplinary program to intervene on geriatric syndromes in frail older people who live at home (Dutch Easy-Care Study) [ Identifier NCT00105378]. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2008;63:283-290.



  • Mellis RJF, 2008-B

Melis RJF, van Eijken MIJ, Teerenstra S, et al. Cost effectiveness analysis of multidisciplinary program to intervene on geriatric syndromes in frail older people who live at home (Dutch EASY-Care Study). J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 2008;63:275-282.



  • Olde-Rikkert MG, 2013

Olde-Rikkert MG, Long JF, Philp I. Development and evidence base of a new efficient assessment instrument for international use by nurses in community settings with older people. Int J Nurs Stud 2013;50:1180-1183.



  • Phelan M, 1995

Phelan M, Slade M, Thornicroft G, Dunn G, Holloway F, Wykes T, Strathdee G, Loftus L, McCrone P & Hayward P (1995) The Camberwell Assessment of Need: the validity and reliability of an instrument to assess the needs of people with severe mental illness, British Journal of Psychiatry, 167, 589-95


  • Philp I, 2001

Philp I, Newton P, McKee KJ, et al. Geriatric assessment in primary care: Formulating best practice. Br J Community Nurs 2001;6:290-295.



  • Philp I, 2002

Philp I, Lowles RV, Armstrong GK, Whitehead C. Repeatability of standardised tests of functional impairment and well-being in older people in a rehabilita­tion setting. Disabil Rehabil 2001;24:243-249.



  • Philp I, 2012

Ian Philp : Integrated Care for Older People South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust and Partners British Geriatrics Society, Resources/Publication Guides/Good Practice Case Studies, Nov 2012.



  • Slade M, 1999

Slade M, Loftus L, Phelan M, Thornicroft G Wykes T (1999) The Camberwell Assessment of Need, London: Gaskell.

  • Slade M, 2020

Slade M, Thornicroft G (2020) Camberwell Assessment of Need, 2nd edition, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press


  • Sousa L, 2002

Sousa L, Figueiredo D. Dependence and independence among old persons-realities and myths. Rev Clin Gerontol 2002;12:269-273.

  • van Kempen JA, 2014

van Kempen JA, Schers HJ, Melis RJ, Olde Rikkert MG. Construct validity and reliability of a two-step tool for the identification of frail older people in primary care. J Clin Epidemiol. 2014


  • van Kempen JA, 2014

Keiren SM, van Kempen JA, Schers HJ, Olde Rikkert MG, Perry M, Melis RJ. Feasibility evaluation of a stepped procedure to identify community-dwelling frail older people in general practice. A mixed methods study. Eur J Gen Pract. 2014 Jun;20(2):107-13.


  • van Kempen JA, 2015

van Kempen JA, Schers HJ, Philp I, Olde Rikkert MG, Melis RJ. Predictive validity of a two-step tool to map frailty in primary care. BMC Med. 2015;13:287. Published 2015 Dec 3


  • Vedsted P,2004

Physical, mental and social factors associated with frequent attendance in Danish general practice. A population-based cross-sectional study Soc Sci Med. 2004 Aug; 59(4):813-23



  • WHO, 2003

Adherence to long term therapies – Evidence for action



  • WHO, 2014

Social Determinants of Mental Health 2014 World Health Organization and Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. Social determinants of mental health. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2014.



  • Wojszel ZB, 1999

Wojszel ZB, Bien B, Politynska B. Ocena stanu funkcjonowania ludzi w pode-slym wieku przez lekarza rodzinnego za pomoca kwestionariusza EASY-Care [Evaluation of the functioning of people in Podeslym Century by the family doctor with help of EASY-Care questionnaire]. Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski 1999;33:167-170. Polish.

  • Xenitidis K, 2021

Xenitidis K, Slade M, Thornicroft G, Bouras N (2021) Camberwell Assessment of Need for adults with Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities (CANDID), 2nd edition, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


The Social Assessment is one of 8 domains of the

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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