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In-home assessment of older adults: an interdisciplinary approach

Author: Emlet, C. A., Crabtree, J., Condon, V., Treml, L.
Type: Book
Year: 1996


This manual explains the underlying principles of assessment and includes practical information needed for sucessfully assessing and screening older individuals in their home. Case Studies are used extensively to provide the reader with practical, real life examples of the problems associated with aging. Using the interdisciplinary approach will help the reader understand how to complete an assessment from their professional discipline, and assists them in making appropriate referrals outside their area of expertise. An important aspect of this book it that it has been written from the perspective of numerous professional disciplines. Thus the theory and perspective are approached from many different professional angles. Also, many of the assessment instruments are designed to be copied and used easily, which makes this a valuable tool to be used on a everyday basis. Using the material presented here your clients lives will be improved and you can continue to help them maintain their independence in their home environment as appropriate and for as long as possible.

Further Details

Pages: 252
Publish Location: Maryland, USA
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN/ISSN: 0834206811
Accession Number: 29.11.02
Keywords: older, assessment, carer, mobility
Reads: 202