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Flashcards in Locomotion: Walk/WC Deck (17):
1

How is this category scored?

Based on primary mode of locomotion anticipated upon D/C

2

What is included in this category?

Walking, once in a standing position (or, if using WC, nice in seated position) on LS

3

0

Activity did not occur
...due to safety/medical limitation or refusal (rare)

4

1

Total A
...pt moves < 50ft or requires 2 helpers (helper assists with managing IV pole, O2 tank, or WC)

5

2

Max A
...pt moves 50-149ft and requires 1 helper

6

3

Mod A
...pt moves greater than or equal to 150ft and requires lifting assistance

7

4

Min A
...pt moves greater than or equal to 150ft and requires steadying or touching assist

8

5

S/Setup
...pt moves greater than or equal to 150ft and requires cueing supervision or standby assist

9

5 - NO HELPER REQUIRED

Household Exception
...pt walks short distance (50+ ft) with or without AD, or takes more time and requires HO HELPER

10

6 - NO HELPER REQUIRED

Mod I - NO HELPER
...pt moves greater than or equal to 150ft, uses AD, takes 3x longer, if WC being scores, pt also turns, maneuvers to table, bed and toilet, maneuvers over a door sill, and negotiates a 3% grade

11

7 - NO HELPER REQUIRED

I - NO HELPER
...pt moves greater than or equal to 150ft without AD (walker or WC), safe, timely, this score is not to be used when pt uses WC for locomotions

12

If a pt uses a WC for locomotion, can they be I (7)?

NO - the maximum score they can receive is 6 (Mod I)

13

What is the maximum rating a pt can receive if a helper is required, unless they are a household exception?

5 = S/Setup

14

If a pt can walk short distances (50+ ft) with or without their AD or takes more time to walk but requires NO HELPER, what is their score?

5 = Household Exception

15

What is the maximum rating a pt can receive if they require any kind of touching or steadying?

4 = Min A

16

What is the minimum rating a pt can receive if they do not require a helper?

5 = Household Exception

17

How much more slowly must a pt complete an activity to be classified as Mod I (6)?

3x more slowly