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Table 3 Changes in older adults’ functional outcomes during a TCP

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

Domains Outcome Admission Discharge p-value
Physical Modified Barthel Indexa 71.50 (16.00) 76.50 (14.00) 0.008c
de Morton Mobility Indexa 41.50 (23.00) 55.00 (24.00) 0.011c
Timed Up and Goa 25.16 s (23.37)d 21.88 s (15.47)d 0.859
10m Walk Testa 0.40 m/s (0.27)d 0.52 m/s (0.15)d 0.008c
Social Lawton scalea 6 (2) 4 (4) 0.013c
EQ-5D-5L index valueb (mean ± SD) 0.63 ± 0.28 0.64 ± 0.27 0.751
EQ-5D-5L health state scoreb (mean ± SD) 59.00 ± 21.71 78.00 ± 16.02 0.007c
Emotional Patient Health Questionnaire-9a (mean ± SD) 5.60 ± 6.74 3.80 ± 5.16 0.100
Geriatric Depression Scalea 4.00 (2.00) 1.50 (1.00) 0.011c
Cognitive Mini Mental State Examinationa 27.50 (1.00) 28.50 (5.00) 0.277
Montreal Cognitive Assessmenta 24.00 (6.00) 25.50 (4.00) 0.292
  1. SD Standard deviation, IQR Interquartile range, EQ-5D-5L Five-level version of EuroQOL five-dimensional health-related quality of life. Data reported as median (IQR) unless otherwise stated
  2. aWilcoxon signed rank test used
  3. bpaired-t test used
  4. cp < 0.05
  5. ddata collected for n = 9 participants only on admission and discharge, as one participant was non-ambulant