eFit Primary Care Resources - Frailty

Edmonton Frailty Scale - eForm

The Edmonton Frailty Scale is used to assess a person for their level of frailty. The form provides instructions on how to administer the assessment and measure the outcomes.

This 5-Item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) screening / assessment tool is used for identifying depression in older adults. Applicable for a wide range of settings and can be used with older adults including those with mild to moderate cognitive impairment. 1 page.

This form describes how to use the 5-Item Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS) screening tool. 1 Page.

A 9 point clinical assessment tool for clinicians in various settings to assess the level of patient frailty, which assesses risk for death and/or the need for institutional care. 1 page.

Developed in the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN, this tool helps the clinician in primary care to prioritize referrals for individuals ≥ 75 yr. to CCAC for further assessment. 2 Pages.