interRAI Acute Care for Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (AC-CGA) Form and User's Manual, Electronic Edition, 9.3
This electronic edition of the interRAI Acute Care for Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (AC-CGA) contains country-specific examples for Australia and uses the English native to Australia.
The interRAI AC-CGA is a key element of the interRAI Hospital Assessment Systems. It is designed
for use among older (and some younger) patients who have complex functional and
psychosocial needs. The interRAI AC-CGA
Assessment and Care Planning System
is a comprehensive, standardized instrument for evaluating the needs,strengths, and preferences of older people, who are judged to have major
functional and psycho-social issues
that are likely to affect their management in hospital or discharge
planning. The interRAI AC-CGA consists of an
assessment form, item-by-item instructions,and a series of care planning protocols.