Fliss Murtagh will present on IPOS-Dem – and some of the challenges and solutions in trying to systematically assess changes in health status for those with advanced dementia.
IPOS-Dem is a proxy-completed measure for use with people with advanced dementia living in care homes, developed at the Cicely Saunders Institute. It is derived from the Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale, and has been developed for use by care home staff to improve assessment and monitoring of symptoms and other concerns, as well as for research. Very few measures exist which are both suitable and well-validated for use among those with advanced dementia. This webinar will discuss these considerations and present some practical solutions and useful steps forward.