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INTRODUCTION We tracked and analyzed the changes in the quality of life (QOL) of a stage 4 lung cancer patient receiving occupational therapy at home. CASE DESCRIPTION In a longitudinal study consisting of 4 evaluations over 9 months, a 66-year-old female with lung cancer was assessed using the Philadelphia Geriatric Center (PGC) Morale Scale and the(More)
AIM To verify the effect of in-home rehabilitation on quality of life and activities of daily living in elderly clients. METHODS In this non-randomized controlled intervention trial, elderly participants were separated into a rehabilitation or a non-rehabilitation group (n = 100 each). The non-rehabilitation group received basic in-home nursing care,(More)
BACKGROUND Quality of life (QOL) among 200 elderly people planning to use in-home care services available to those with severe illness was surveyed to identify the most effective method of improving QOL of the elderly through such care services. RESULTS QOL was surveyed using a PGC Morale Scale, and factors related to QOL were verified by multivariate(More)
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