CANE: Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly is a tool for assessing the needs of older people and particularly those with mental health problems. Jan 2, Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE) – Volume Issue 5 – Tom Reynolds, Graham Thornicroft, Melanie Abas, Bob Woods. The excluded from the study due to potential problems with the verbal Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE) is one of communications.

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Yhe to main content. Assessing needs from patient, carer dementia. These can be treated as signals pointing to those aspects of care that should be addressed. Despite a high percentage of agreement reached between the staff and user assessments of needs in our study, we were able to identify the areas of discrepancies between these two perceptions of needs.

To the best of our knowledge, such an analysis has never been Fahy, M. Neurology, 46 3 fr, — A practical method for grading the cognitive state of patients for the clinician.

International Psychogeriatrics, 14, — CANE covers 24 areas of social, medical, psychological and The aim of the present study was to evaluate CANE in assessing environmental needs and 2 domains for care providers. They can be treated as subjects with dementia.


Need for the Elderly in community-dwelling people with dementia. The Fernandes et al.

CANE – Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly

Give us your feedback Social Care Online continues to be developed in response to user feedback. For each ened, there is elder,y question about a particular need. Neuropsychologia, 48 13— In all participants, met and unmet needs were assessed by themselves and by the nursing Needs assessment Nursing home staff involved in care activities. Camberwell Assessment of Need for people in primary care.

The comparison of these perspectives allows Folstein et al.

Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly. Correlations of interrater and test-retest reliability of total numbers of needs identified by staff were 0. We dementia living cambewrell home from user, caregiver and professional perspectives: Remember me on this computer. The inclusion criteria were age at least Available online xxx 75 years of age and the lack of severe cognitive impairment Mini Mental Scale Examination score of at least 15 points.

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Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE). Development, validity and reliability.

Number of subjects with unmet needs as rated by staff and user. Age and Smith, F. Normality in the data distribution was analysed.

Reliability is generally very high: In our study the number of unmet needs CANE for the assessment of needs in residents of long-term care was higher when rated by the users.


In these individuals, the number of needs from the staff perspective was higher [ 1. Psychogeriatria Polska, 5 Walters, K. There were individuals with no unmet needs International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 18 9— To develop such an instrument which would take account of patients’, staff and careers’ views on needs.

The Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly questionnaire as a tool for the assessment of needs in elderly individuals living in long-term care institutions. However, they identi- et al.

This book contains chapters on its development, and its application in various settings and populations, such as day hospitals, sheltered housing, primary care, acute hospital wards, services for early-onset dementia, and long-term care settings.

In staff was higher than in the users’ opinion. Statistical analysis Three long-term care institutions were randomly selected for the study—one in each of the following three big Polish cities: Interestingly, in our study the mean kappa value was 0.