Purpose: To determine current condition, strengths, limitations, risks of an individual’s capabilities; circumvent a crisis and create a plan for the future.
•Medical, social and psychological aspects affecting daily routine. (activities of daily living and medical needs)
•Factors that may be the cause of temporary and reversible conditions: depression, malnutrition, dehydration, mobility, trauma, medication interactions, pain assessment, alcohol use, medical history, etc.
•Level of memory, cognition, and functional capabilities, balance, gait, and fall risk
•Socialization, exercise, recreation, and transportation.
•Practical matters including legal, financial, insurance, caregivers, etc.
•Review/recommendations of Medical Directives/ Legal documents.
•Review/recommendations for Home Safety and emergency protocols.
•Staying at home vs. alternative living arrangements.
•Level of supervision, if needed
•Emergency Plan/Crisis intervention plan.
Written evaluations include recommendations, resources, current and estimated costs of long and short-term care; current/future risk levels are assessed in all areas.
Professional reports submitted to family members, medical and legal professionals as requested or recommended.