Clinical Resources - Frailty

We are identifying and evaluating the resources for this area and encourage you to check back. If you have a suggestion for a resource appropriate to this sector, resource type and issue, we welcome you to email info@sagelink.ca and provide us with some information about the resource.

Clinical Care - Frailty Assessment Tools

This short assessment checklist/tool developed for use in primary care assists the clinician to review the client's ongoing medical issues and deliver preventative health care as part of the periodic health exam for the average-risk, female patient. Investigation and immunization sections address the ≥ 65 yr. age group. 2 pages.

This scoring assessment tool helps the clinician determine a client's ability to perform 8 instrumental activities of daily living: meal preparation, ordinary housework, managing finances and medications, stairs, phone use, shopping, and transportation.
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Developed in the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN, this tool helps the clinician in primary care to prioritize referrals for individuals ≥ 75 yr. to CCAC for further assessment. 2 Pages.

Clinical Care - Frailty Guidelines & Protocols

We are identifying and evaluating the resources for this area and encourage you to check back. If you have a suggestion for a resource appropriate to this sector, resource type and issue, we welcome you to email info@sagelink.ca and provide us with some information about the resource.

Clinical Care - Frailty Management Handouts

If you’re having more and more difficulty with everyday activities such as showering, dressing, getting around the house, and running errands, an assisted living facility may be the answer. You can get the daily support you need, while remaining as independent as possible. Making the decision to leave your home can be difficult, but by taking time to find the right fit and being honest about your needs and concerns, you can you can make the choice that’s right for you and ensure your senior years are happy and fulfilling.

This checklist identifies environmental adaptations for seniors that could help prevent accidents and enhance independent living at home. Guidelines on how to hire a reputable contractor are included.