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Categorical: Acute Care Model

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Categorical includes assessment procedures that are in the acute care model unlike global assessment. Categorical focuses more on a single problem. Basically, categorical sees people more like objects than on the whole person. Additionally, categorical does not collect information on family or the social environment. Overall the information gathered consist of self reports (p. 55). Global on the other hand consist of recovery management model which consist of long term care. Unlike categorical, global looks at the individual as a whole and includes the family, as well as, the community. Deficit- based consist of pathology focused assessments. The deficit based assessments do not include family and community. Asset based assessment on the other
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