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Toilet use

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The Barthel Index score for the toilet independence is ranked as follows:

  • 2 able to get on and off unaided, handle clothes, wipe self, flush the toilet or empty the commode, which may be sited nearby, but not moved for the subject by someone else
  • 1 able to manage with minimal help in balancing, handling clothes or toilet paper, but this help must be minimal
  • 0 needs more help than above

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