How To Try This Video: Katz Index of Independence in Activities of Daily Living
This video discusses and demonstrates the Katz ADL assessment with an older adult following a prosthetic hip replacement and helps the staff determine specific needs as he is discharged to his home, an apartment which is on a the third floor of a building without elevators. Involved in the discharge planning process are the Occupational and Physical therapists who have also worked with him during his hospital stay.
AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 108(4):64-71, April 2008