Skip to main content

Table 2 Quality of life of nursing home residents

From: Quality of life and related factors of nursing home residents in Singapore

No. Question Mostly Yes (%) Mostly No (%) Not Applicable (%) Domain Score (SD)
Comfort      7.0 (1.1)
 QOL1 During your stay here, do you feel too hot or too cold? 28.5 70.4 1.1  
 QOL2 During your stay here, do you feel pain because you are in the same position for too long? 21.1 77.6 1.3  
 QOL3 During your stay here, do you feel pain anywhere? 29.3 70.4 0.3  
 QOL4 Are you bothered by noise in your room? 24.3 75.5 0.3  
Dignity      6.7 (0.9)
 QOL5 Do staff here treat you politely? 81.6 16.5 1.9  
 QOL6 Do you feel that you are treated with respect here? 76.5 21.1 2.4  
 QOL7 Do staff here handle you roughly while caring for you? 20.8 77.3 1.9  
 QOL8 Do staff here respect your modesty? e.g. closing the door when bathing you or closing the curtains when you are changing 76.8 15.2 8.0  
Food enjoyment      5.2(0.9)
 QOL9 Do you like the food here? 68.8 24.5 6.7  
 QOL10 Do you enjoy eating with the other residents? 70.7 19.2 10.1  
 QOL11 What is your favorite food? Can you get it here? 54.9 31.2 13.9  
Autonomy      6.6 (1.1)
 QOL12 Can you go to bed at the time you want? 79.2 19.7 1.1  
 QOL13 Can you get up in the morning at the time you want? 61.6 36.8 1.6  
 QOL14 Can you decide what clothes to wear? 53.6 41.3 5.1  
 QOL15 If you tell the staff about something you do not like, do they change it? 52.5 23.5 24.0  
Security      4.8 (0.6)
 QOL16 Do you feel that your belongings/things are safe at this nursing home? 63.5 32.8 3.7  
 QOL17 Do your clothes get lost or damaged in the laundry? 17.9 69.3 12.8  
 QOL18 Do you feel safe and secure here? 88.5 8.1 2.4  
  1. QOL quality of life, SD standard deviation