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

Toolkit History



Dr. Angelo Grazioli,

Site Editor

Why and how this toolkit came about


Before I formally took over the geriatric care lead in a busy 5 doctor GP practice, visits to the nursing homes followed a pattern familiar to most Irish GP's and, I am sure, GP's in many other settings also.


I would rush in and out of the nursing home for a total of 30 to 40 minutes actual on-site clinical time, which with travel time would pretty much take up my entire lunch hour, or take a few extra hours out of my evening.

Very little time would be available to ponder the intricacies of poly-pharmacy and co-morbidity, and virtually no time at all to sit and chat , formally assess mental status, diet, interaction with other residents, etc.

Read more of the July 2014 text



CGA Toolkit Plus


is made available to public and search engines

in a mobile device friendly

and easily upgradeable format.




Innovative GP Project of the Year


An award for outstanding work in the form of improvements or innovations

implemented by individuals in a general practice setting,

at either a clinical or practice management level,

that improves the quality of patient care or helps free up GP time.

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