Compliance with social and safety recommendations in an outpatient comprehensive geriatric assessment program
. Journal of Gerontology, 49, M168-M173.
She participates in a consultative role in the center's comprehensive geriatric assessment program
for frail elders who are facing increasing daily living needs.
The geriatric assessment program
at The University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio illustrates how an ambulatory outpatient program uses an interdisciplinary team approach to provide a broad-based response to geriatric clinical challenges.
Ilene Warner, RN, MA, NHA, is Program Director for the Haverford Geriatric Assessment Program
and, at the time this article was conceived, was Administrator of the Haverford Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Havertown, PA.
Many medical centers across the nation now often comprehensive geriatric assessment programs
. This approach involves a multidisciplinary team that may include a physician, nurse, social worker, psychologist, dietitian, physical and occupational therapists and perhaps other specialists.