Occupational Therapy ADL activities, Instrumental Activities Of Daily Living Or IADL, Training In Performance Of ADL
Training in performance of ADL :
Activities of daily living alias, ADLs are core activities that must be completed on a regular basis in order for a human to survive. ADLs can be classified into the following categories:
Personal hygiene : Personal hygiene includes bathing, grooming, dental care, nail care, and hair care.
Continence management : Continence management refers to a person's mental and physical capacity to use the lavatory correctly.
Dressing : A person's skill to choose and dress in proper clothing for various occasions.
Feeding : Whether a person can eat itself or needs assistance for eating
Ambulating : Health issues, the capacity of an individual to move from one position to another and move unassisted.
Understanding how each area impacts a person's capacity to care for themselves might make the difference between aging gracefully and independently and need daily support. Financially, it can also refer to an old or handicapped person's capacity into becoming qualified for state and nationally supported government assistance, as well as reimbursement from private Long Term Care policy or LTC insurance.