Welcome: Functional Assessment in the Older Adult
Description: This webquest will identify what functional decline in the older adult is along with exploring different functional status assessments using proven methodology. This will explore the different rationales for functional status assessment, provide proven nursing interventions to apply to patient care and explore Dorothy Orem's Self Care theory to improve patient functional outcomes.
Grade Level: College / Adult
Curriculum: Professional Skills
Keywords: functional assessment decline ADL adult elderly status holistic
Author(s): Kari Vastbinder