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Using comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults undertaking a facility-based transition care program to evaluate functional outcomes: a feasibility study

Overview of attention for article published in BMC Geriatrics, July 2022
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Title
Using comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults undertaking a facility-based transition care program to evaluate functional outcomes: a feasibility study
Published in
BMC Geriatrics, July 2022
DOI 10.1186/s12877-022-03255-5
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Authors

Ying Git Wong, Jo-Aine Hang, Jacqueline Francis-Coad, Anne-Marie Hill

Abstract

The study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of using a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) in a residential transition care setting to measure older adults' functional outcomes. A convenience sample of older adults (n = 10) and staff (n = 4) was recruited. The feasibility of using assessment tools that comprise a CGA to comprehensively measure function in physical, cognitive, social and emotional domains was evaluated pre- and post-rehabilitation. 10 older adults (mean ± SD age = 78.9 ± 9.1, n = 6 male) completed a CGA performed using assessments across physical, cognitive, social and emotional domains. The CGA took 55.9 ± 7.3 min to complete. Staff found CGA using the selected assessment tools to be acceptable and suitable for the transition care population. Older adults found the procedure to be timely and 60% found the assessments easy to comprehend. Participating in CGA also assisted older adults in understanding their present state of health. The older adults demonstrated improvements across all assessed domains including functional mobility (de Morton Mobility Index; baseline 41.5 ± 23.0, discharge 55.0 ± 24.0, p = 0.01) and quality of life (EQ-5D-5L; baseline 59.0 ± 21.7, discharge 78.0 ± 16.0, p < 0.01). Incorporating CGA to evaluate functional outcomes in transition care using a suite of assessment tools was feasible and enabled a holistic assessment.

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 5 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 1 20%
Student > Bachelor 1 20%
Lecturer 1 20%
Other 1 20%
Unknown 1 20%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Nursing and Health Professions 2 40%
Unspecified 1 20%
Sports and Recreations 1 20%
Unknown 1 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 July 2022.
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#13,084,845
of 22,322,374 outputs
Outputs from BMC Geriatrics
#1,910
of 3,023 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#143,556
of 337,510 outputs
Outputs of similar age from BMC Geriatrics
#1
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