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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Using comprehensive geriatric assessment for older adults undertaking a facility-based transition care program to evaluate functional outcomes: a feasibility study

Characteristics Number of participants, n = 10 (100%)
Age 60–79 years 6 (60)
Age ≥ 80 years 4 (40)
Gender, male 6 (60)
Transition care length of stay (days), median (IQR) 46 (26)
Discharge destination
 Home 5 (50)
 Residential aged care 5 (50)
Previous living situation
 Lived alone 6 (60)
 Lived with partner 3 (30)
 Lived with other people 1 (10)
Received pre-hospitalisation care supporta
 ADL 1 (10)
 IADL 8 (80)
Use of walking aids
 None 7 (70)
 Wheeled walking frame 2 (20)
 Wheelchair (non-ambulant) 1 (10)
Primary medical diagnosis
 Orthopaedic 3 (30)
 Cardiorespiratory 2 (20)
 Geriatric-related 2 (20)
 Other 3 (30)
Mental health diagnosis (comorbidity)b 3 (30)
Falls history in last 12 months prior to admission to transition care
 No falls 3 (30)
 1 fall 3 (30)
 Multiple (≥ 2 falls) 4 (40)
Presence of visual impairmentsc 5 (50)
  1. SD Standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range. All data reported as n (%) unless otherwise stated
  2. aPre-hospitalisation care support includes both formal and informal support
  3. bMental health diagnoses include bipolar disorder, depression and memory deficits
  4. cVisual impairments include cataracts, glaucoma and macular degeneration