Palliative Performance Scale
% Ambulation Activity and Evidence of Disease Self-Care Intake Level of Consciousness
100 Full Normal activity, no evidence of disease Full Normal Full
90 Full Normal activity, no evidence of disease Full Normal Full
80 Full Normal activity with effort, some evidence of disease Full Normal or reduced Full
70 Reduced Unable to do normal work, some evidence of disease Full Normal or reduced Full
60 Reduced Unable to do hobby or some housework, significant disease Occasional assist necessary Normal or reduced Full or confusion
50 Mainly sit/lie Unable to do any work, extensive disease Considerable assistance required Normal or reduced Full or confusion
40 Mainly sit/lie Unable to do any work, extensive disease Mainly assistance Normal or reduced Full, drowsy, or confusion
30 Totally bed bound Unable to do any work, extensive disease Total care Reduced Full, drowsy, or confusion
20 Totally bed bound Unable to do any work, extensive disease Total care Minimal sips Full, drowsy, or confusion
10 Totally bed bound Unable to do any work, extensive disease Total care Mouth care only Drowsy or coma
0 Death