Standard Sets

Older Person

Completed & Harmonized

The ICHOM Standard Set for Older person is the result of hard work by a group of leading physicians, measurement experts and patients. It is our recommendation of the outcomes that matter most to persons with Older person. We urge all providers around the world to start measuring these outcomes to better understand how to improve the lives of their patients.

  1. Tracked via the UCLA 3-item Loneliness Scale
  2. Tracked via the 36-Item Short Form Survey Instrument Version 1 (SF-36)
  3. Tracked via the SF-36
  4. Tracked via the SF-36
  5. Tracked via the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit
  6. Tracked by the Zarit Burden Interview 4-item screening questionnaire
  7. Tracked via the Canadian Study on Health & Aging Clinical Frailty Scale
ICHOM Standard Sets Older Person Outcomes Wheel

Resource Documents

Older Persons Reference Guide
Older Persons Data Dictionary
Older Person – Standard set of health outcome measures for older persons
Older Person Flyer

Team that developed this standard

Ian Cameron | University of Sydney
Cathie Sherrington | The George Institute for Global Health, University of Sydney

Sheila Shaibu | Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Samir Sinha | Mount Sinai and University Health Network Hospitals
Donna Haslehurst* | Older Person

Claudia Bausewein | LMU Munich University Hospital

Nienk de Vries | Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre
Francesco Mattace Raso | Erasmus University Medical Center
Marleen Harkes | Rotterdam

Diana Rodríguez Hurtado | Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia

Anne Ekdahl | Section of Clinical Geriatrics, Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society; Karolinska Institute

Liang-Kung Chen | Ageing and Health Research Center, National Yang Ming University
George Yi* | Family caregiver

Mike Martin | University of Zurich

Asan Akpan | Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Jay Banerjee | University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Barbara Batty | Oxfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group
Diane Bell | COBIC
David Bramley | NHS England
Arnold Fertig | Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Clinical Commissioning Group
Jonathon Hope | NHS England
Helen Lyndon | NHS England
Jenny Shand | UCL Partners
Gill Turner | British Geriatrics Society
John Young | University of Leeds and NHS England

*Patient representative

ICHOM Standard Sets Older Person Working Group Members

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