Resources for the Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment based
Proactive and Personalised Primary Care of the Elderly
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)
This Tool is used in the Assessment of Functioning
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The Assessment of Functioning is one of 8 domains of the
Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA)
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