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Table 1 The TIC-n instrument

From: Measuring care of the elderly: psychometric testing and modification of the Time in Care instrument for measurement of care needs in nursing homes

Unit........................ Ward....................... Date........
Code caretaker................ Assessment made by....................
A. General Core
Items/point 0 point 1 point 2 points 3 points 4 points
Nutrition      
Washing upper body      
Washing lower body      
Toilet visit      
Dressing/undressing      
Shower/bath      
Mobilization      
Observation/supervision/alarm      
Social activities      
Total      
B. Medical care
Items/points 0 point 1 point 2 points 3 points 4 points
Wound treatment      
Catheter/stoma      
Administration      
Injection      
Rehabilitation      
Total      
C. Cognitive Care
Items/points 0 point 1 point 2 points 3 points 4 points
Orientation/sense of locality      
Verbal communication      
Confusion      
Anxiety      
Temper      
Total