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Characteristics of the kitchen task assessment

less points are better
if they can't wash their hands w/ or w/out assistance don't do this test
Make pudding

2

Characteristics of the geriatric depression scale

Present verbally
higher score=more depressed
most commonly used

3

Characterisitcs of the Katz

Either have them do tasks for you or tell you about them
higher number = more independent

4

Characteristics of the barthel index

Used more in rehab/transitional units
used b/f and after discharge
done in conjunction with the fim
assess all components at the same time
doesnt assess IADLs

5

The barthel should be used as

a record of what a pt does,not what they could do

6

what is allowed during the barthel

use of aids

7

What is a 60 or above indicate on the barhtel

dc to home but will need at least 2 hrs assist w/ adls

8

What is a 80 or above mean on the barthel

only up to 2 hrs assist w/ adls

9

What is a 50 or below mean on the barthel

dependents

10

what is the best score on the barthel
what is the worst

100
0

11

What is the kitchen task assessment used to assess

process skills regardless of dx