ADL

Activities of daily living. The tasks of everyday life. Basic ADLs include eating, dressing, getting into or out of a bed or chair, taking a bath or shower, and using the toilet. Instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) are activities related to independent living and include preparing meals, managing money, shopping, doing housework, and using a telephone. Also called activities of daily living.

Tareas de la vida cotidiana. Las incluyen comer, vestirse, acostarse o levantarse de una cama o una silla, bañarse o ducharse, y usar el inodoro. Las actividades instrumentales de la vida diaria (AIVD) son actividades relacionadas con la vida independiente e incluyen preparar comidas, administrar el dinero, ir de compras, realizar las tareas domésticas y usar el teléfono. También se llama actividades de la vida diaria.