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Table 2 Outcome states for each ASCOT domain for current SCRQoL

From: The acceptability and feasibility of using the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT) to inform practice in care homes

Outcome state Definition
No needs The individual has no or the type of temporary or trivial needs that would be expected in this area of life of someone with no impairments.
Some needs Some needs are distinguished from no needs by being sufficiently important or frequent to affect an individual’s qualify of life
High needs High needs are distinguished from some needs by having mental or physical health implications if they are not met over a period of time. This may be because of severity or number.