SAP Ability Assessment for Older People: The CAPs Manual

Morris, John N. and Carpenter, G. Iain and Bernabei, Roberto and Ikegami, N. and Gilgen, R. and Frijters, Dinnus and Hirdes, John P. and Fries, Brant E. and Steel, K. and DuPasquier, J.N. and Henrard, Jean Claude (2003) SAP Ability Assessment for Older People: The CAPs Manual. The Stationery Office for InterRAI, London, 176 pp. ISBN 0113226586. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This manual explains how the information gathered from the assessment of the care needs of older people trigger Client Assessment Protocols (CAPs). These are guidelines for best practice-in care planning and service delivery which correspond to aspects of daily living in the community, and it is likely that, on average, a person requiring community care services will trigger about ten of these, CAPs relate to the following categories: functional performance; sensory performance including communication disorders; mental health issues including cognition, depression and older person abuse; health aspects including cardio-respiratory problems, dehydration, falls, pressure ulcers and skin conditions; service oversight including palliative care and medication management; and continence.

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Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
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