In class you will be conducting a geriatric functional assessment. Specifically you need to be prepared to conduct a brief health history and use the following two tools (found in your textbook) on “clients” your instructor provides.
- Katz Activities of Daily Living
- Geriatric Depression Scale (Short Form)
At the end of the geriatric functional assessment you will be asked to document your findings.
Your instructor may ask you to submit your documentation. If so,