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Evidence summary BITE 04 – EASY-Care and unmet needs


‘EASY-Care’ is a comprehensive geriatric assessment (CGA) instrument designed for assessing the physical, mental, social and environmental functioning of older people. It identifies unmet health and social needs of older people in the community.

What have we found?

A systematic review assessing 29 papers for evidence of validity, reliability and acceptability concluded there was only a very small evidence base of ‘EASY-Care’ in practice. Good evidence for its validity and acceptability were reported, with very minimal evidence for its reliability.