He is also elderly so most of the time they need help with some things Based on

He is also elderly so most of the time they need help

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He is also elderly, so most of the time they need help with some things. Based on this screening tool, I will ask the following questions:Are you able to walk?Do you use an assistive device such as a cane or walker?Does someone live with you?Do you have stairs at your house or apartment complex?Does your disability affect your ability to perform ADLs or housework?ReferencesBall, J. W., Dains, J. E., Flynn, J. A., Solomon, B. S., & Stewart, R. W. (2015). Seidel's guide to physical examination(8th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.Deck, L., Akker, M., Daniels, L., DeJong, E. T., Bulens, P., Tjan-Heijnen, V. L., Van Abbema, D.,& Buntinx, F. (2015). Geriatric screening tools are of limited value to predict decline in functional status and quality of life: results of a cohort study. BMC Family Practice, 16(30), 1-12. Retrieved fromWu, R. R., & Orlando, L. A. (2015). Implementation of health risk assessments with family health history: barriers and benefits. Post Grad Medical Journal, 91 (1079), 508-513. Retrieved from
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