Chapter 8. Assessing Older People with Mental Health Issues

  1. Rebecca Neno,
  2. Barry Aveyard and
  3. Hazel Heath
  1. Henry Minardi

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch8

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care

How to Cite

Minardi, H. (2007) Assessing Older People with Mental Health Issues, in Older People and Mental Health Nursing: A Handbook of Care (eds R. Neno, B. Aveyard and H. Heath), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692240.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405151696

Online ISBN: 9780470692240

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Keywords:

  • mental health;
  • older people;
  • psychological domains;
  • physical health;
  • social care

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Assessment revisited

  • The Single Assessment Process

  • Therapeutic relationship development

  • Structure of mental health assessments

  • What will be assessed?

  • How will it be assessed?

  • What will be done with the assessment?

  • Conclusion

  • References