Caregiver Assessment

Caregiver Health Assessment for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Tool Objective

This health information checklist helps the caregiver to organize with the person with an intellectual and developmental disability their health history and problems. This information should be shared with the primary care provider.

Developed by

Nurses of the Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Initiative (2013), Surrey Place, Toronto and the Developmental Disabilities Ontario Nurses Network

The Developmental Disabilities Primary Care Program is currently in the process of updating this 2011 practice resource to reflect the Primary care of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: 2018 Canadian consensus guidelines (Canadian Family Physician, Vol 64: April 2018). Updated practice resources are scheduled to be launched in October 2018.