Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly

Lawton Scale

Purpose : Assessment of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

 

Admin time :  15 min


User Friendly :  High


Administered by : Doctor or nurse

 

Content : The Lawton IADL scale contains eight items, with a summary score from 0 (low function) to 8 (high function).

Each ability measured by the scale relies on either cognitive or physical function, though all require some degree of both.

 

Author :  (Lawton MP, 1969)

Lawton Scale

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Lawton Scale
Lawton Scale
Lawton Scale

This Tool is used in the Assessment of Functioning

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Assessment of Functioning
Assessment of Functioning
Assessment of Functioning

The Assessment of Functioning is one of 8 domains of the

 Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)

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Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment