FUNCTIONAL ASSESSMENT IN THE ELDERLY


Assessments of functional status can help in determination of the appropriate care setting for an individual to live in.
Often divided into "activities of daily living" (ADLs) and "instrumental activities of daily living" (IADLs).

ADLs:
IADLs:
See this link for assessment forms in both of these domains.

In general:
(Sources include Core Content Review of Family Medicine, 2012)