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ERIC Number: EJ309544
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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An Assessment Tool for Use in Identifying Functionally Vulnerable Persons in the Community.
Morris, John N.; And Others
Gerontologist, v24 n4 p373-79 Aug 1984
Presents a screening instrument, the HRCA Vulnerability Index, involving 11 items concerning functional deficits in personal care, instrumental care, mobility, and mentation. Data from samples of community elderly, home care clients, and residents in congregate housing facilities (N=7,795) are analyzed to explore the potential usefulness of the instrument. (Author/JAC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Tests/Questionnaires
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Language: English
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