Dressing

Total assist

Total assist

  • Upper extremity: some assist

  • Lower extremity: total assist

  • Lower extremity: some to total assist

  • Upper extremity: independent

Grooming

Total assist

Total assist

Some to total assist

Some assist to independent

Bathing

Total assist

Total assist

Total assist

  • Lower body: some to total assist

  • Upper extremity: independent

Wheelchair propulsion

  • Manual: total assist

  • Power: independent with equipment

  • Manual: total assist

  • Power: independent

  • Manual: independent to some assist

  • Power: independent

  • Manual: independent to total assist

  • Power: independent

Standing and ambulation

Total assist

Total assist

Total assist

Total assist

Communication

Total assist to independent

Total assist to independent

Independent to some assist

Independent

Transportation

Total assist

Total assist

Total assist to independent

Independent

Amount of assistance required

24-hour care

24-hour care

Home care: 6 hours/day

Personal care: 10 hours/day

Home care: 4 hours/day

Personal care: 6 hours/day



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