Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
Basic self-care functions including bathing, grooming, dressing, toileting, eating, and transferring in and out of beds and chairs.
More Common Terms
- Occupational Therapy Therapy that trains individuals to manage everyday tasks in order to promote independence in the home.
- Foley Catheter A tube inserted into the bladder in order to drain urine.
- Administration on Aging (AoA) The federal agency that administers the Older Americans Act. It provides resources and education to older Americans and their caregivers.