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Using Case Study Betsy to Understand Down's Syndrome & Dementia

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Materials The website of the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University’s College of Nursing contains many evidence-based assessment tools. Those listed below from the Try This® and How to Try This Series® are recommended for an assessment of Betsy. 

The tool, an article about using the tool, and a video illustrating the use of the tool, are all available for your use. The SPICES tool is listed first, since it is an overall assessment tool; the remaining tools are listed in alphabetical order. Visit to access the Try This® and How to Try This® resources. Please review: 

General Assessment Series:

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