A Long-Term Care—Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (LTC-CGA) Tool: Improving Care for Frail Older Adults?

@inproceedings{Marshall2015ALC,
  title={A Long-Term Care—Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (LTC-CGA) Tool: Improving Care for Frail Older Adults?},
  author={Emily Gard Marshall and Barry S. Clarke and Nirupa Varatharasan and Melissa Kathryn Andrew},
  booktitle={Canadian geriatrics journal : CGJ},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Most older adults living in long-term care facilities (LTCF) are frail and have complex care needs. Holistic understanding of residents' health status is key to providing good care. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) is a valid assessment method which aims to embrace complexity. Here we aimed to study a CGA that has been modified for use in long-term care (the LTC-CGA) and to investigate its acceptability and usefulness to stakeholders and users. METHODS This mixed methods… CONTINUE READING
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