- Developed in 1980 to provide a functional assessment that would be useful in documenting the small but clinically significant gains made by quadriplegics throughout in-patient rehabilitation.
- Assesses 10 ADLs:
6) Wheelchair mobility
7) Bed activities
8) Bowel program
9) Bladder program
10) Understanding of personal care.
These represent functional performance activities.
- The final area is a questionnaire – designed to assess the client’s understanding of skin care, nutrition, equipment medications and infections.
The QIF was designed for individuals with tetraplegia due to SCI.
Activity ▶ Self-Care