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Independent Living Scales

ILS
  • Patricia Anderten Loeb

The Independent Living Scales® (ILS®) is an individually administered assessment of the degree to which adults are capable of caring for themselves and their property.

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    0158147073 Qualification Level B

    Includes Manual (Print), 25 Record Forms (Print), Stimulus Booklet (Print), a pouch containing a facsimile of a driver's license, credit card, key

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    015814709X Qualification Level B

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Overview

Publication date:
1996
Scores/Interpretation:
Cut scores for adults 65 years and older and performance data for adults 17 years and older
Qualification level:
B
Completion time:
45 minutes; Scoring: 10 minutes
Administration:
Paper-and-pencil
Scoring options:
Hand-scoring
Norms:
Adults 65+ years

Product Details

ILS is a reliable and valid standardized approach for identifying areas of competence in forensic cases, and for determining the most appropriate living setting for adults who are experiencing a decline in cognitive functioning.

Benefits

  • Assess competency in instrumental activities of daily living.
  • Identify and compare the various areas of competence.
  • Use Cut scores to establish criterion validity with adults 65 and older who are living independently, semi-independently, or dependently.
  • Reference performance data provided on samples of individuals, 17 years of age and older, who have a psychiatric diagnosis, dementia, mental retardation, or traumatic brain injury.

Features

The performance-based results from the 68 ILS items are more objective and reliable than third-party observations or examinees' self-reports. The ILS is composed of five scales:

  • Memory/Orientation
  • Managing Money
  • Managing Home and Transportation
  • Health and Safety
  • Social Adjustment