CHESS Assessment Scale

Author(s)John P. Hirdes, PhD, Dinnus H. Frijters, PhD, Gary F.Teare, PhD

The Changes in Health, End-stage disease and Signs and Symptoms (CHESS) scale was designed to identify individuals at risk of serious decline and as a measure to predict mortality. CHESS, originally developed for use in institutionalized care of older adults, has been adapted for use with the home care.


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