Assessment of the Validity and Internal Consistency of a Performance Evaluation Tool Based on the Japanese Version of the Modified Barthel Index for Elderly People Living at Home

@inproceedings{Ohura2014AssessmentOT,
  title={Assessment of the Validity and Internal Consistency of a Performance
Evaluation Tool Based on the Japanese Version of the Modified Barthel Index for Elderly
People Living at Home},
  author={Tomoko Ohura and Takahiro Higashi and Tatsuro Ishizaki and Takeo Nakayama},
  booktitle={Journal of physical therapy science},
  year={2014}
}
[Purpose] This study aimed to examine the validity and internal consistency of the Japanese version of a performance evaluation tool for activities of daily living (ADL) based on the modified Barthel Index (PET-MBI) among elderly people at home. [Subjects] The subjects were elderly people living at home in Japan. [Methods] A cross-sectional study was performed at five home care facilities for elderly people in Japan. ADL performance was evaluated for 128 participants using the PET-MBI, which… CONTINUE READING
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