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Table 1 Different versions of the IdA®; results from stages I and II

From: Development and evaluation of the content validity, practicability and feasibility of the Innovative dementia-oriented Assessment system for challenging behaviour in residents with dementia

Domains Version 1.0
(93 items)
Prior to the expert evaluation as a result of Stage I, steps 1 & 2
Version 2.0
(72 items)
after expert evaluation as a result of Stage II, step 3
Version 3.0
(89 items)*
After evaluation by key persons in Stage II, step 4
Dimensions Number of items Dimensions Number of items Dimensions Number of items
PART 1
 1. Assessment of the behaviour Challenging behaviour 18 Challenging behaviour 14 Challenging behaviour 14
PART 2
 2. Health status & independence in everyday life Cognitive status 7 Cognitive status 11 Cognitive status 11
Physical health status 5 Physical health status and discomfort 11 Physical health status and discomfort 10
Physical discomfort 13
Independence in everyday life 17 Independence in everyday life 1 Independence in everyday life 2
 3. Communication Communication 6 Communication 6 Communication 9
 4. Personality & lifestyle before dementia Personality & lifestyle before the onset of dementia 8 Personality & lifestyle before the onset of dementia 8 Personality & lifestyle before the onset of dementia 8
 5. Moods & emotions Moods & emotions 7 Moods & emotions 10 Moods & emotions 10
 6. Environmental influences Environmental influences 11 Environmental influences 11 Environmental influences 11
PART 3
 7. Summary      Overview and summary 14