Selena Washington, Julia Henderson-Kalb; Rapid Geriatric Assessment (RGA): A Tool for OT Within Older Adult Populations. Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411500065. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO8605
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Date Presented 03/28/20
To address the growing number of older adults (≥ 65 years) living with multimorbidity conditions (two or more chronic diseases), OTs will need to utilize evidence-based tools to identify and manage these conditions. In addition to traditional activities of daily living, instrumental activities of daily living, and functional performance measures, the RGA has proven to be a useful assessment tool for OTs, linked to direct intervention planning and functional outcomes.
Primary Author and Speaker: Selena Washington
Additional Authors and Speakers: Julia Henderson - Kalb
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