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Barthel Index

From Mediwikis

Measures the activities of daily living. It can be used to create a baseline of function for future assessment, and then to monitor changes accordingly, eg after stroke.[1]

Category Function Score
Bowels Incontinent 0
Occassional accident 1
Continent 2
Bladder Incontinent/cathetherised 0
Accident(max 1 daily) 1
Continent>7 days 2
Grooming Needs help 0
Independent 1
Toilet Use Dependent 0
Needs help sometimes 1
Independent 2
Feeding Unable 0
Needs help cutting/spreading 1
Independent 2
Transfer Unable- no sitting balance 0
Major help. Can sit 1
Minor help (verbal/ physical) 2
Independent 3
Mobility Immobile 0
Wheelchair but independent 1
Walks with help 2
Independent 3
Dressing Dependent 0
Needs help, can do half unaided 1
Independent 2
Stairs Unable 0
Needs help/encouragement 1
Independent 2
Bathing Dependent 0
Independent, unsupervised 1
  1. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14258950?dopt=Abstract