Relationships between each category of 25-item frailty risk assessment (Kihon Checklist) and newly certified older adults under Long-Term Care Insurance: A 24-month follow-up study in a rural community in Japan.

@article{Fukutomi2015RelationshipsBE,
  title={Relationships between each category of 25-item frailty risk assessment (Kihon Checklist) and newly certified older adults under Long-Term Care Insurance: A 24-month follow-up study in a rural community in Japan.},
  author={Eriko Fukutomi and Kiyohito Okumiya and Taizo Wada and Ryota L. Sakamoto and Yasuko Ishimoto and Yumi Kimura and Wen-ling Chen and Hissei Imai and Yoriko Kasahara and Michiko Fujisawa and Kuniaki Otsuka and Kozo Matsubayashi},
  journal={Geriatrics & gerontology international},
  year={2015},
  volume={15 7},
  pages={864-71}
}
AIM The 25-item Kihon Checklist (KCL) is the official self-administered questionnaire tool to screen frail older adults, consisting of seven categories: physical strength, nutritional status, oral function, houseboundness, cognitive function, depression risk and a score of more than 9 out of 1-20 items. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationships between each category of the KCL and newly certified cases under the Long-Term Care Insurance (LTCI) in Japan during 24 months… CONTINUE READING

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