Activities Of Daily Living (ADL) and DARI: Better Data and Outcomes
Activities of daily living (ADLs or ADL) is a term used in healthcare to refer to people’s daily self care activities. Common ADLs include feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, work, homemaking, ambulation, cleaning and leisure. DARI can be used to better understands a person’s functional capacity to perform those tasks.
From basic to instrumental ADLs DARI can connect the dots and give more data to make an informed clinical decision ultimately improving the patient’s experience.