What are ADL's?

Posted Oct 11th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others, Aging Successfully

Why are ADL's, Activities of Daily Living, so important during the assessment and care of seniors?

ADL stands for Activities of Daily Living, whether they be Basic (Dressing, Eating, Ambulation and transfers, Toileting, and Hygiene), or Instrumental (Shopping, Housekeeping, Accounting, Food Preparation and Transportation).

A Geriatrician assesses ADL's as a way of assessing function in a senior.


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