08. Instrumental Activities of Daily Living

Learning Objective:

8.1 Identify components of Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s) including meal preparation, financial management, driving, medication management and return to work.

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Written sample of pertinent information shared with interprofessional team regarding patient’s IADLs in discharge planning.

Learning Objective:

8.2 Recognize safety issues (including safety risks in the home where applicable) concerning IADL’s and can communicate this with the patient and caregiver/family.

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Written example of a recent patient’s safety risks pertaining to IADLs that you communicated to the team.

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8.3 Describe assistive devices, strategies and services to support patient education and contribute to the careplan as needed.

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Written example of how your knowledge of assistive devices or strategies supported patient education.

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8.4 Describe how cognitive, perceptual and behavioural deficits may impact the stroke survivor’s ability to complete IADL’s and adjusts treatment plan to address deficits.

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Written patient case study in which cognitive, perceptual, and behavioural deficits needed to be addressed by the team to assist in IADLs.