Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Psychologists is the third work product of the ABA/APA Assessment of Capacity in Older Adults Project Working Group, established in under the auspices of the interdisciplinary Task Force on Facilitating APA/ABA bdsmxxx.xyz Size: 1MB. Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Psychologists (PDF, MB) This publication is designed to give psychologists and other health care providers important information to help guide their work with older adults. Receive 4 CE credits for reading this handbook Receive 7 CE credits for taking the online course.
Assessment of Older Adults with Diminished Capacity: A Handbook for Lawyers This book offers ideas and makes suggestions for attorneys who wish to balance the competing goals of autonomy and protection as they confront the difficult challenges of working with older adults with problems in decision-making capacity. , reprinted Mar 12, · The Code of Ethics provides the following guidance with direct relevance to the assessment of capacity and social work practice with vulnerable older adults: “Social workers treat each person in a caring and respectful fashion, mindful of individual differences and cultural and ethnic diversity.
This scoping review will consider studies on assessment approaches and procedures that are used to evaluate the decision-making capacity of older adults, aged 60 years and over. It will include those with age-related cognitive impairment, dementia, and neurodegenerative conditions. This intermediate workshop discusses three increasingly common areas of capacity assessment for those who work with older adults in private practice, long-term care and other settings: medical consent, independent living capacity, and financial capacity.
New Directions in Aging Research Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity in Older Adults: An Emerging Area of Practice and Research Jennifer Moye1 and Daniel C. Marson2 1VA Boston Healthcare System and Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. 2Department of Neurology and Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center, . Jan 01, · The geriatric assessment is a multidimensional, multidisciplinary assessment designed to evaluate an older person's functional ability, physical health, cognition and mental health, and Cited by: