The concept of the “ABCD of CGA” would result in varying assessments depending on the environment and needs of the patient
The comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) is considered the gold standard assessment tool for evaluating and providing care to at‐risk and frail older patients. The key elements of the CGA include a multidimensional approach with a coordinated multidisciplinary assessment to identify medical, psychosocial, environmental and functional concerns. The information gathered is used to inform and formulate a detailed and individualised care plan with identified goals focusing on restoring or maintaining function with clear follow‐up.1,2,3
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