Letters Functional assessment
Consider advanced care planning in functional assessment of older peopleBMJ 2011; 343 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.d5944 (Published 21 September 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;343:d5944
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- Mayur Lakhani, GP and chairman1
- 1National Council for Palliative Care, London N7 9AS, UK
When assessing older people it is important to consider an advanced care plan if appropriate,1 especially when comorbidity is the rule in this group with a high prevalence of dementia.
It is therefore worth …