Relative and absolute reliability of functional performance measures for adults with dementia living in residential aged care.

@article{Fox2014RelativeAA,
  title={Relative and absolute reliability of functional performance measures for adults with dementia living in residential aged care.},
  author={Benjamin T Fox and Timothy R. Henwood and Christine C Neville and Justin William Leslie Keogh},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  year={2014},
  volume={26 10},
  pages={1659-67}
}
BACKGROUND This pilot investigation aimed to assess the relative and absolute test-retest reliability of commonly used functional performance measures in older adults with dementia residing in residential aged care facilities. METHODS A total of 12 participants were tested on the Short Physical Performance Battery (SPPB), the Balance Outcome Measure for Elder Rehab (BOOMER), hand grip strength, anthropometric measures and Bio-electric Impedance Analysis (BIA). This study utilized a seven-day… CONTINUE READING

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