publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017 . Embargo end date: 31 Jan 2017

Predictors for living at home after geriatric inpatient rehabilitation: A prospective cohort study.

J Kool; P Oesch; S Bachmann;
Open Access English
  • Published: 31 Jan 2017
  • Publisher: Foundation of Rehabilitation Information
  • Country: Switzerland
OBJECTIVE To evaluate patient characteristics predicting living at home after geriatric rehabilitation. DESIGN Prospective cohort study. PATIENTS A total of 210 patients aged 65 years or older receiving inpatient rehabilitation. METHODS Candidate predictors evaluated during rehabilitation were: age, vulnerability (Vulnerable Elders Survey), multimorbidity (Cumulative Illness Rating Scale), cognition (Mini-Mental State Examination), depression (Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale), living alone, previous independence in activities of daily living, fall risk, and mobility at discharge (Timed Up and Go test). Multiple imputation data-sets, bivariate and multiple ...
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