Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/230293
Authors: 
Klimczuk, Andrzej
Year of Publication: 
2016
Citation: 
[Editor:] Shehan, C. L. [Title:] Encyclopedia of Family Studies [ISBN:] 9781119085621 [Publisher:] Wiley [Place:] Hoboken [Pages:] 22–25
Abstract: 
Measurement of ability or inability to perform activities of daily living (ADLs) is important to in describing the functional status of a person and then implementing an intervention. Evaluations of ADLs are mainly used in nursing and in rehabilitation of people with disabilities and the elderly. Measuring ability to perform ADLs is crucial for the management of healthcare in aging societies. It is important to understand differences between categories of ADLs and challenges in their evaluation that are connected to the roles of family members.
Subjects: 
aging
health
disability
disease
health care
sociology of health, aging, and medicine
JEL: 
I10
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Document Type: 
Book Part
Document Version: 
Accepted Manuscript (Postprint)

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