Lawton–Brody Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale (IADL) Calculator

Ability to use the telephone
Go shopping
food preparation
Housework
Laundry
Transport
Therapeutic management
Ability to manage finances


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Definition of Lawton–Brody Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale (IADL)

The evaluation of instrumental activities of daily living corresponds to the evaluation of complex activities (in the sense that they require a certain skill, a certain autonomy, good judgment, and the ability to structure tasks) essentially governed by functions cognitive. The scale depicts a dimension which is that of physical, mental, and social functioning by evaluating different activities such as shopping, using public transport, cooking, doing housework or laundry, using the telephone, taking medication, managing the budget...

Interpretation of the result: Lawton–Brody Instrumental Activities of Daily Living Scale (IADL)

The scale ranges from 0 to 8, with 0 indicating complete dysautonomia and 8 indicating complete autonomy. Historically, the questions "Food preparation", "Housekeeping" and "Laundry" were not evaluated on men, and the score could be a maximum of 5.