In this module, you will learn:
1. The learner will understand the meaning of basic activities of daily living (ADL’s) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL’s).
2. The learner will be able to identify how ADL’s and IALD’s are used in determining appropriate support and care.
3. The learner will have a basic understanding of how to provide ADL care in the home.
About Your Instructor
Jessica Sima is a Caregiving Resource Navigator Skills Consultant, Certified Caregiving Consultant and Educator. She has more than 20 years of experience as a nurse with ten years spent as a certified nurse case manager, including an extensive background with inpatient and outpatient hospital case management. She has the expertise as a nurse case manager from the time of admission to discharge. As a mother of two, a caregiver for her mother with end-stage liver disease and guardian for her developmentally delayed brother, she is no stranger to overwhelm and pressure.