[Measurement of activities of daily living in patients with dementia living at home: development of a questionnaire].

@article{Teunisse1991MeasurementOA,
  title={[Measurement of activities of daily living in patients with dementia living at home: development of a questionnaire].},
  author={Saskia Teunisse and Mayke M. A. Derix},
  journal={Tijdschrift voor gerontologie en geriatrie},
  year={1991},
  volume={22 2},
  pages={53-9}
}
In clinical practice and for scientific research a method is needed for the assessment of changes in functioning in daily life of dementia patients living at home. As existing methods have their limitations, a questionnaire was developed (the Interview for Deterioration in Daily life in Dementia: IDDD), to be answered by caregivers. The questionnaire concerns self-care and complex activities, that are usually performed by men as well as women. Attention is paid to the difference between lack of… CONTINUE READING

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