FASTlinks is a series of web-based maps that display links for elder care services in South East Ontario organized into 10 common elder care domains. The 10 domains are organized by function, rather than disease diagnosis. FASTlinks was developed by the CSAH in collaboration with the Aging with Co-morbidities Network.

Home Adaptation Checklist

This checklist identifies environmental adaptations for seniors that could help prevent accidents and enhance independent living at home. Guidelines on how to hire a reputable contractor are included.

Annual Adult Health Checkup - Update on the Preventive Care Checklist form

The research article provides an update on changes to the Canadian Preventive Care Checklist (PCC) Form© including updates on vitamin D and calcium supplementation, depression screening and lifestyle modifications in obese patients, blood pressure targets in hypertension, dyslipidemia screening, and new vaccination recommendations from the National Advisory Committee on Immunization (NACI). 5 Pages.

Wed. Nov. 28, 2018 7:30am - 4pm at Liuna Station, Hamilton. This continuing medical education event features speakers Dr. Roger Wong and Dr. Barbara Resnick. Learning objectives of the day are to share evidence-based and practical approaches to health promotion and prevention for older adults as well as address key topics related to healthy aging.  For more information and registration details click here.

Geriatric Periodic Health Exam > Patient Form Instructions & eForm

This eform is tool for a comprehensive assessment of an older individual including assessment strategies as well as guidelines for treatment. 

PRISMA 7 - Instructions & eForm

This tool is an instrument used to detect and measure the presence of frailty in an older adult.

Edmonton Frailty Scale

This eForm provides an outline of when and how to use the scale as well as a fillable form for the use of health care professionals.

Confusion Assessment Method (CAM)

The Confusion Assessment Method (CAM) is a standardized evidence-based tool that enables non-psychiatrically trained clinicians to identify and recognize delirium quickly and accurately in both clinical and research settings.

CAGE Questionnaire Instructions & eForm

This tool is a brief non-confrontational questionnaire used to detect presence and level of alchol use in a preson.

Clock Drawing Test > Instructions & eForm

This fillable eForm provides instructions and an explanation for the use of the Clock Drawing Test, used as a one part of a more thorough screen of a person's cognitive function.