Also called "areas of occupation", ADLs include all activities of daily life that have value and particular meaning for a person as well as a purpose.
The occupations are central to a person’s identity and abilities, and influence the way in which one uses her/her time and makes decisions.
Activities related to self care.
IADLs are activities involving interaction with the surrounding areas and environment, which oftentimes are complex, and are generally optional activities as they can be delegated to others.
These activities are necessary to be a student and to participate in an educational environment.
These activities are necessary to obtain gainful employment or to perform volunteer activities.
They are spontaneous or organized activities that provide enjoyment, entertainment, pastime, or amusement.
Activities that are not mandatory, but rather they are chosen voluntarily and performed during a time that does not conflict with time dedicated to obligatory occupations like work, personal care or sleep.
Activities associated with the organization of behavioral patterns that are characteristic and expected in individual or collective interaction with others within a given social system.