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Table 1 Instruments of the study protocol

From: DEMDATA: The Austrian-Czech institutional long term care project – design and protocol of a two-centre cross sectional study

Measurement/Variable Measurement instrument/Items
Resident
Dementia stage Global Deterioration Scale (GDS)
Cognition Brief Cognitive Rating Scale (BCRS)
  Mini Mental Status Examination (MMSE)
  Clock-drawing Test
Functioning Functional Assessment Staging Test (FAST)
  KATZ Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living
Mobility Timed Up and Go Test
Nutrition Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA, short form)
Pain Visual Analog Scale for Pain (VAS)
  Pain Assessment in Advanced dementia (PAINAD)
Behaviour Behavioural Pathology in Alzheimer’s disease Frequency
Weighted Scale (BEHAVE-AD-FS)
  Empirical Behavioural Pathology in Alzheimer’s disease Rating
Scale (E-BEHAVE-AD)
Quality of Life Quality of Life in Alzheimer’s disease Scale (QOL-AD participant version)
Sociodemographic data Age, sex, date of institutionalization, nationality
Medication Type and dosage
Dental status Prosthesis (yes/no), other
Number of falls in the last 6 months Chart Review
Number of hospital stays Chart Review
Needs Assessment Focus groups and qualitative interviewsa
Care Team
Person-Centred Care Person-Centred Care Assessment Tool (P-Cat)
Burden Professional Care Team Burden Scale (PCTB)
Sociodemographic data Age, sex, occupational group
Needs Assessment Focus groups and qualitative interviewsa
Relative
Sociodemographic data Age, sex, relationship link to resident
Number of Visits Daily, Every 2 or 3 days, once per week/month, other
Quality of Life Quality of Life in Alzheimer’s disease Scale (QOL-AD family version)
Needs Assessment Focus groups and qualitative interviewsa
Environmental Factors
Organisational Category A: Federal State, Municipality, Church & private
CZ: Municipality, For-profit, non-profit
Size of Institution Number of organizational units, employees, rooms and residents
Room facilities various listed facilities
Social Activities Number per month, duration per unit, number of participants
Care Concept Name or description of the care concept
  1. aQualitative part of the study will be described in a separate publication