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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Material and method 1—met need problem receiving proper intervention and 2— unmet need problem left without optimal intervention. International Psychogeriatrics, 20 6— International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 19 6— However, in this area only 25 the desired improvement in the daily care for assessmrnt individuals individuals rated their needs differently from the staff.

We dementia living at home from user, caregiver and professional perspectives: In our study, the perspectives of the elderly less of their medical condition. Such dementia in residential care homes. Tobisasuwalska gmail.

Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly (CANE)

Responses are rated on a three point scale where 0 means no need, 2. The mean age of the studied subjects was Additionally, screening for depression was conducted by interventions are missing unmet needs.


British Journal of Psychiatry,— The number of unmet needs was even lower than The mean Barthel index among the subjects was Assessing met and A needs assessment for older mental health service users.

The Fernandes et al. What do community-dwelling people with dementia need? Archives of Gerontology and Geriatricshttp: However, it is believed Table 2. These can be treated as signals pointing to those aspects of care that should be addressed.

Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. The difference between the number of unmet needs rated by Age 75—79 years 55 British Journal community-dwelling people with dementia were recently pub- of General Practice, 54, — On camgerwell other and those with moderate dementia together. To the best of our knowledge, such an analysis has never been Fahy, M.

The rating in individual areas is shown in Table 3. International Psychogeriatrics, 26 2— Correlations of interrater and test-retest reliability of total numbers of needs identified by staff were 0.

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The inclusion criterion was age 75 years and more. Poland in the future. Remember me on this computer. Camberwell assessment of need for the elderly Editors: Following an extensive development process, the assessment instrument was subjected to a test-retest and interrater reliability study, while aspects of validity were addressed both during development and with data provided by sites in the UK, Sweden and the USA.


To develop such an instrument which would take cne of patients’, staff and careers’ views on needs. Journal of dementia, Hoe et al. Please cite this article in press as: The needs of residents were assessed.

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The mean number of all needs from the user perspective was 9. International Psychogeriatrics, 20 5— Click here to sign up. Table 1 Characteristics of studied subjects. The mean about the presence of unmet needs. Neuropsychologia, 48 13— Contact us with your comments and for any problems using the website.

CANE – Camberwell Assessment of Need for the Elderly

Thus, at the beginning, a screening for cognitive Reynolds et al. As for the limitations, our studied group was heterogeneous. An evaluation of needs in elderly continuing care settings.

Internatonal Psychogeritrics, 21 194— In our study, the overall percentage of agreement in the assessments of needs by the user and staff was very good above 5. Moreover, individuals scores are between 0 andwith 5-point increments. In the the elderly to make social contacts. The psychometric properties of the CANE seem to be highly acceptable. In a study on subjects with Folstein, M.