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Types of long-term care or support required in South Korea

Type Indicative conditiona
Care Level 1 A condition in which the person required help in all aspects of daily life (score > 95)
Care Level 2 A condition in which the person required help in most parts of daily life (75 ≤ score < 95)
Care Level 3 A condition in which the person required help in parts of daily life (60 ≤ score < 75)
Care Level 4 A condition in which the person required help in small parts of daily life (51 ≤ score < 60)
Care Level 5 Dementia (45 ≤ score < 51)
Cognitive Support Level Dementia (45 < score)

aLong-term care accreditation score was obtained through tree analysis using the results of 52 long-term care accreditation items to evaluate a person’s mental and physical condition. Adapted from ‘Enforcement decree of the long-term care insurance act’ of Ministry of Health and Welfare (2021) [28].

Phys. Ther. Korea 2022;29:94~105 https://doi.org/10.12674/ptk.2022.29.2.94
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