American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

EBP Compendium: Summary of Clinical Practice Guideline

New Zealand Guidelines Group
Assessment Processes for Older People

New Zealand Guidelines Group (2003).
Wellington (New Zealand): New Zealand Guidelines Group, 82 pages.

AGREE Rating: Highly Recommended

Description:

This evidence-based guideline provides recommendations for the assessment of older adults. The guideline is relevant to a large audience of professionals including audiologists and speech-language pathologists and affected individuals.

Recommendations:

  • Assessment/Diagnosis
    • Assessment Areas
      • The guideline recommends that speech-language pathologists and audiologists should comprise the multidisciplinary treatment team. Assessment should include language and communication as well as hearing.

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Added to Compendium: October 2011

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