Legal Checkup

Domains: Economic Stability
Social and Community Context
Health and Clinical Care
Neighborhood and Physical Environment
Constructs: Employment
Economic Support
Immigration/Refugee Status
Health Coverage
Safety, Crime and Violence
Quality of Housing
Hunger/Food (In)security
Year Created: 2011
Number of Items: 18
Administration Time (Minutes): Not Reported
Administration Setting: Pediatrics
Population Screened: Children and Families
Administration Methods: Not Reported

About the Tool

The Legal Checkup questionnaire has 17-18 questions assessing needs across 5 domains (economic stability, social & community context, health and clinical care, and neighborhood & physical environment, and food).

Read about development of the tool:
Medical-legal partnership: impact on patients with sickle cell disease

Related Articles

Pettignano R, Caley SB, Bliss LR. Medical-legal partnership: impact on patients with sickle cell disease. Pediatr. 2011;128(6):e1482-8.

Pettignano R, Bliss LR, Caley SB, McLaren S. Can access to a medical-legal partnership benefit patients with asthma who live in an urban community? J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2013;24(2):706-17.

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