If you have an elderly client is need of your geriatric care management or elder care services initially you do psychosocial and functional assessment Next you feel depression is present so you do a Geriatric Depressionscale. You always screen for dementia so you do a mental status exam . You make a home safety assessment part of every client assessment so you complete a home safety assessment. Then you have an exhausted caregiver who is a live-in girlfriend, up in age herself so you so a caregiver assessment . Do you do a care plan with each of these assessments? Yes, Do you give the family trust officer, third party seven care plans? No. All care plans are integrated into one care plan. How do you do this? We will be covering this is my next blog.