Max Rady College of Medicine
Last Updated: 2011-05-27
Any restriction or lack of ability (resulting from an impairment) to perform an activity in the manner or within the range considered normal for a human being (World Health Organization, 1980). The impairment may be physical, sensory or mental and may be related to the consequences of a disease. This definition excludes incapacities that remain for less than 6-months and those that can be completely overcome by a device.
- Activities of Daily Living (ADL)
- Disability Status
- Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL)
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
Community Health Sciences, Max Rady College of Medicine,
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences,
Room 408-727 McDermot Ave.
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3P5 Canada