The utility of the Kohlman Evaluation of Living Skills test is associated with substantiated cases of elder self-neglect.

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PURPOSE Self-neglect is the most prevalent finding among cases reported to Adult Protective Services (APS) and is characterized by an inability to meet one's own basic needs. The Kohlman evaluation of living skills (KELS) has been validated in geriatric populations to assess performance with both instrumental and basic activities of daily living and as an… (More)

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@article{Pickens2007TheUO, title={The utility of the Kohlman Evaluation of Living Skills test is associated with substantiated cases of elder self-neglect.}, author={Sabrina Pickens and Aanand D. Naik and Jason Burnett and P. Kelly and Mary Gleason and Carmel Bitondo Dyer}, journal={Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners}, year={2007}, volume={19 3}, pages={137-42} }