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date: 20 April 2019

Assessment of older people 358

Activities of living 360

The single assessment process 362

Nursing models and assessment in practice 364

History taking 366

Assessment tools in nursing: a framework for advanced nursing assessment 368

Physical examination and assessment: a body systems approach 370

Assessing the needs of an older person with complex social, psychological, and medical presentation requires a co-ordinated interdisciplinary approach. Failure to undertake a thorough comprehensive assessment can be catastrophic for the older person and their family....

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