The Outcome of Multi-Disciplinary, Structured Rehabilitation of Older People in a District Inpatient Rehabilitation Centre is better than in a Standard Primary Health Care Rehabilitation Programme in Short Term Beds in Nursing Homes.
- Rehabilitation Other
Intervention Desc: Model 1: Regular Assessment of Rehabilitation Goal, Rehabilitation Plan, Weekly Multi-Disciplinary Evaluation and Adjustment of Plan, Regular use of Measurement Scales, Regular Dialog between Personnel, Patient and Relatives. Model 2: More Occasional use of the Listed Activities. Model 1 and Model 2: Physical Training and Functional ADL Training, in Groups, One by One or Self-Training. ARM 1: Kind: Experimental Label: District Rehabilitation Centre (Model 1) Description: Patients admitted to Primary Health Care Rehabilitation, either Post-Acute from the Same District General Hospital or Directly from their Homes. They were recruited continuously at Entrance to the Rehabilitation Centre.
- Observation: Case Control
- Perspective: Prospective
- Sampling: Probability Sample
The Study Populations were Disabled Older People (=>65years), with a need for Rehabilitation either Post-Acute after Hospitalisation or admitted Directly from their Own Homes and living within the Geographically small County of Vestfold, Norway.
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||Change in Sunnaas ADL Index||Change from Baseline in Sunnaas ADL Index at End of Rehabilitation. Change from End of Rehabilitation in Sunnaas ADL Index at 3 months. Change from End of Rehabilitation in Sunnaas ADL Index at 18 Months||No|
|Secondary||Change in Umea Life Satisfaction Checklist||Change from End of Rehabilitation in Umea Life Satisfaction Checklist at 3 Months after Rehabilitation.||No|
|Secondary||Mini Mental Status Evaluation=MMSE||MMSE Recorded Two Weeks into Rehabilitation||No|
|Secondary||Symptom Check List 10=SCL10||SCL10 recorded at two Weeks into Rehabilitation||No|
|Secondary||Home Care Services||Change from End of Rehabilitation in Home Care Services at Three Months after Rehabilitation||No|
|Secondary||Informal Care from Relatives||Change in Informal Care from relatives from End of Rehabilitation at Three Months after Rehabilitation||No|