Activities of daily living

Definition: Tasks that people carry out to look after their home, themselves, and their participation in work, social and leisure activities.

Category: Adult Social Care

Credit: Department of Health

Source: Glossary of Adult Social Care Terms

Service descriptions mentioning the term Activities of daily living

Halton Sensory Service Resource Centre - (Vision Support)Service

The fully trained staff and volunteers at Vision Support's Halton Sensory Service Resource Centre alongside Deafness Resource Centre, supported by Halton Borough Council, are a fully integrated sensory service geared to meeting the diverse needs of people with sensory loss. They demonstrate and sell specialist equipment to help with daily living. The Resource Centre has a range of information on Vision Support's services and other relevant services available locally and nationally.
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Degenerative Vitreous Community - (One Clear Vision)Service

An on-line forum for people with DVS, the term used to describe substantial cloudiness in the ageing vitreous humourwhich interferes with the activities of daily living.
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Retina UK Helpline - (Retina UK)Service

RP helpline is operated by volunteers all directly affected with a genetic eye disorder, who genuinely understand the issues faced with daily living.
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Living made easy (website) - (Disabled Living Foundation (DLF))Service

'Living made easy' is an impartial advice and information website about daily living equipment and other aspects of independent living for disabled people. The site includes an 'Ask Sara' section which takes you through a series of questions to identify the type of help that you need.
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