APH 2004, 62, 173-184:
Options for a new procedure for determining care needs in Belgium: an initial exploration.
F. Buntinx, L. Paquay, O. Fontaine, M. Ylieff , J. De Lepeleire
Keywords: primary health care, dementia, health care costs
Broad consensus exists among Flemish care providers and policymakers
that the KATZ scale variables, which are widely used in Belgium,
are not the ideal way of compiling a list of care needs or of preparing
for care planning. However, deciding on a new and better procedure is
not easy. One of the key tasks of the Qualidem project was to choose
and support this procedure.