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Table 8 Example: two items from each of the PC-PART Self Care and Domestic Life scales

From: Responsiveness, construct and criterion validity of the Personal Care-Participation Assessment and Resource Tool (PC-PART)

Item Label Question to patient Question to key informant Observationa Standard task (done with usual help) Global response and score
Self Care
Dressing top Do you get your top dressed? Does…get his/her top dressed? Top adequately dressed? Take off top and put it back on. OK by self [0]
OK with Help [0]
Not OK [1]
Mobility (indoors) Do you get around in your home OK? Does…get around in the home OK? N/A Mobilise around objects in the room. OK by self [0]
OK with Help [0]
Not OK [1]
Domestic Life
Groceries Do you get your groceries? Does…get his/her groceries? Adequate groceries present? Clarify situation through discussion. OK by self [0]
OK with Help [0]
Not OK [1]
Laundry Do you get your clothes laundered regularly? Does…get clothes laundered regularly? Absence of dirty laundry? Clarify situation through discussion. OK by self [0]
OK with Help [0]
Not OK [1]
  1. aWhen observations are not possible within a clinical setting, situation needs to be clarified through discussion