Tool for Optimizing Psychosocial Care in ALS
A checklist for psychosocial care of the ALS patient.
Clinical Care Tools - Psychosocial
The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Workgroup of
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD, Chair
Hiroshi Mitsumoto, MD
Chair, ALS Workgroup
Eleanor & Lou Gehrig MDA/ALS Center
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Columbia University Neurologic Institute
New York, NY
Recommendation of the workgroup for use of this instrument:
Used by clinicians in optimizing psychosocial care of the ALS patient.
ALS, family, emotional well-being, psychological well-being, psychosocial assessment, social work, counseling
To use this tool:
You may print and copy this tool for your own use from the website. Please credit source.
Produced by Maura Del Bene, a member of the ALS Workgroup.
To view this tool:
ALS Appendix B, p 20 ( PDF 835 KB / 62 pages)
Posted March 10, 2005
Completing the Continuum of ALS Care: A Consensus Document
# ALS03, type:psychosocial
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care was a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation dedicated to long-term changes in health care institutions to substantially improve care for dying people and their families. Visit PromotingExcellence.org for more resources.