Please note: The majority of the assessments below are available in most of Birdie’s packages. If there are some assessments you do not have access to and would like to learn more Please get in touch if interested in more information on this feature!
On each Care recipient's profile, you will see a Care plan section dedicated to completing and reviewing assessments. The list below will outline what assessments are available and what you would use them for.
We have a wide range of initial and additional assessments to capture the most important information about the care recipient.
Some of the below assessments are available within individual Birdie packages - if interested in accessing additional assessments, please get in touch with your account manager to find out more!
List of Initial Assessments
These assessments will help you to carry out a holistic initial assessment across eight key areas of care.
Use this to capture basic information about the care recipient, including their likes, and preferences as well as their NOK details and contact information.
Use this to capture outcomes, tasks and risks related to the care recipient's personal care needs such as getting dressed and basic hygiene.
Use this to record the care recipient's level of independence for each everyday activities activity, and any support that is required, such as a morning routine.
Use this to record the care recipient's level of independence for each social support activity, and any support that is required. Such as a religious routine or participation in activities,
Use this to record the care recipient's level of independence for each environmental activity, and any support that is required. Such as cleaning and house maintenance.
Nutrition and Hydration
Use this to record the care recipient's level of independence for each nutrition and hydration activity, and any support that is required. Such as meal or snack preparation.
Use this to record the care recipient's level of independence for each medical activity, and any support that is required. Such as medical equipment or wound management.
Use this to record the care recipient's level of independence for each administrative activity, and any support that is required. Such as checking mail or assisting with appointments.
Use this to record the care recipient's level of independence for each psychological activity, and any support that is required. Such as monitoring behaviour and mood.
List of Additional Assessments
These assessments will capture information that is relevant to the care recipients' needs and potential risks.
Use this assessment to record the care recipient's risks and needs associated with their medication. You can add administration support, the types of medication, any medication risks and how to store and dispose of medication.
Use this assessment to determine a care recipient's capacity to make a specific decision. This includes a best-interest decision and communication.
Moving and Handling
Use this assessment to record the care recipient's level of independence and identify any risks or needs during movement. You can add details about their mobility and if they require transfers and any equipment.
Use this form to assess the care recipient's risk of pressure ulcers. You can view the official Waterlow scorecard on the assessment.
Use this assessment to help identify communication needs. This includes hearing, sight, comprehension and personal preferences.
Use this assessment to help identify financial needs. this includes areas such as the collection of their pension and management of their finances or bills.
End of life
Use this assessment to document the care recipient's end-of-life wishes and preferences including any legal documentation and their capacity to consent.
Use this assessment to document the risk and impact of COVID-19 on the care recipient. You can add vaccine history and details about isolating.
Environment and fire
Use this assessment to document risks and mitigations associated with the environment and fire for the care recipient. Such as CO information, fire prevention and security.
Use this assessment to record behaviours that challenge, the functions of these, and how carers can support when they occur.
Use this assessment for care recipients who experience epileptic or non-epileptic seizures to provide guidance on how to manage them appropriately.
Use this Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) assessment to document hazards and risks associated to substances being used.
Use this assessment to assess the risk of dysphagia and plan how these risks can be managed. The IDDSI Framework can be found on the care plan.
Use this assessment to record any restrictive practices that have been put in place for the care recipient. You can add capacity and decision information as well as consent.
Use this assessment to plan how to manage a specific health condition. Add details, such as a diagnosis, impact and support.
List of Clinical Assessments
Use this to assess the risk of malnutrition. This is reproduced with the kind permission of BAPEN (British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition).
Use this assessment to assess the risk of pressure sores in children.
Enteral feeding & meds administration
Use this assessment when assessing the administration of food and/or medicine via a feeding tube.
Use this to assess breathing needs and capture information about any breathing equipment.