Design for Survey of Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: Summary of Recommendations for Survey Questions and Screening Criteria. Design for Survey of Persons with Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: Summary of Recommendations for Survey Questions and Screening Criteria : Table 7

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: Table 7

DressingUse of human assistance, supervision, special equipment2 Adequacy: pain/discomfort, mistakes, no problems
EatingHow accomplished: standard utensils, special utensils, tube feeding Use of human assistance, supervision, special equipment2 Adequacy: time-consuming, tiring, trouble chewing/swallowing, keeping food down
BathingHow accomplished: bed bath, sponge bath, shower, bath Use of human assistance, supervision, special equipment2 Adequacy: pain/discomfort, forgetting to bathe, trouble bathing as often as would like, no problems
ToiletingMethod (urinary): catheter, bedpan, absorbent pads, standard/modified toilet Method (bowel): colostomy bag, bedpan, absorbent pads, standard/modified toilet Use of human assistance, supervision, special equipment2 Adequacy: forgetting to go or attend to equipment, pain/discomfort/takes longer, emptying thoroughly/going as often as would like, no problems
Continence (urinary and bowel)Number of accidents: never, 1-2/week, 3+ a week
Bed/Chair TransferUse of human assistance, supervision, special equipment2 Adequacy: pain/discomfort/takes longer, don't do as often as would like, no problems
Self-Medicating (first aid and prescription medication)Level of assistance: none, with supervision, family/staff completes task, medical staff completes task