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Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

Activities of Daily Living (ADL)

How to pronounce:
/akˈtɪvɪti/ /ɒv,(ə)v/ /ˈdeɪli/ /ˈlɪvɪŋ/

Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
Definition:

Day-to-day self-care tasks required to maintain quality of life which includes but is not limited to activities such as eating, bathing, dressing, toileting, getting in and out of a chair or bed, and getting around while at home.