Comprehensive Health Assessment: An Algorithmic Model

Authors

  • Michael L Teague

Keywords:

Health Promotion, Wellness, Health Assessment, Health Evaluation, Health Prescription

Abstract

Most professional communities advocate and employ an assessment of some kind beforeinitiating an action of change. The closer that health promotion programs parallelsuch models, the easier it will be for their products to be accepted in the health community.This article describes such a comprehensive aIgorithmic health assessmentmodel, applicable to therapeutic recreation.. The focus of the model is on the conceptualinterplay between health assessment and the design of prescriptive healthpromotion plans that are tailored to the individual client.. References and generalrecommendations for applying this model to special populations are provided.

Published

1986-04-01

Issue

Section

Research Papers