Measuring change in activities of daily living in nursing home residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment

@article{Carpenter2006MeasuringCI,
  title={Measuring change in activities of daily living in nursing home residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment},
  author={George Iain Carpenter and Charlotte L Hastie and John N. Morris and Brant E. Fries and Jo{\"e}l Ankri},
  journal={BMC Geriatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={6},
  pages={7 - 7}
}
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to assess the responsiveness of the Minimum Data Set Activities of Daily Living (MDS-ADL) Scale to change over time by examining the change in physical function in adults with moderate to severe dementia with no comorbid illness who had been resident in a nursing home for over 90 days. METHODS Longitudinal data were collected on nursing home residents with moderate (n = 7001) or severe (n = 4616) dementia in one US state from the US national Minimum… CONTINUE READING