Walking Route Audit Tool for Seniors (WRATS)
Author of Tool:
Jacqueline Kerr, Ph.D. and Dori E. Rosenberg, M.S.
Primary use / Purpose:
WRATS is an audit tool to be used by researchers as well as laypeople to identify the best walking routes for older adults.
The main domains addressed by the Walking Route Audit Tool for Seniors (WRATS) are: functionality, safety, aesthetics, and destinations. The tool includes 59 items and most are measured using a 3-point scale.