Activities of daily living

  • Ruth Garner
Part of the Therapy in Practice Series book series (TPS)


Activities of daily living are those, such as washing, dressing, feeding, which most of us carry out without help in order to maintain our personal level of care. To perform these activities without help is the difference, to a disabled person, between being independent or dependent (Turner, 1981).


Daily Living Daily Routine Everyday Activity Stimulation Programme Reality Orientation 
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© Ruth Garner 1990

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  • Ruth Garner

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