The Olmstead Project: Virginia

Independent Living Description

Independent Living

The Outcome for Independent Living is for Individuals to have the ability for independent living and obtain self-management skills in order to live with the least level of support on a daily basis. Independent Living is the ability to carry out basic activities of Daily Living (ADLs)such as[bathing, dressing, toileting, grooming, and feeding] and perform Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs) [managing personal health care issues; shopping and meal preparation, performing household tasks such as laundry and cleaning, handling financial affairs, and driving and/or arranging transportation].

The goals of Independent Living are to:

  • increase the ability to access the community through public or other transportation
  • increase the ability to perform instrumental activities of daily living
  • increase the ability to successfully manage basic activities of daily living
  • manage basic activities of daily living
Goals Exceeds Expectation Meets Expectation Below Expectations
IL1: Individual increases his / her ability to access the community through public or other transportation. Greater than or equal to 75% of individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to access the community through public or other transportation achieved this goal by the target date. 50-74% of individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to access the community through public or other transportation achieved this goal by the target date. Less than or equal to 49% of the individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to access the community through public or other transportation achieved this goal by the target date.
IL2: Individual increases his / her ability to perform instrumental activities of daily living. Greater than or equal to 75% of individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to perform instrumental activities of daily living achieved this goal by the target date. 50-74% of individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to perform instrumental activities of daily living achieved this goal by the target date. Less than or equal to 49% of individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to perform instrumental activities of daily living achieved this goal by the target date.
IL3: Individual increases his / her ability to successfully manage basic activities of daily living.   Greater than or equal to 75% of individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to successfully manage basic activities of daily living achieved this goal by the target date. 50-74% of individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to successfully manage basic activities of daily living achieved this goal by the target date. Less than or equal to 49% of individuals who have a personal goal to increase their ability to successfully manage basic activities of daily living achieved this goal by the target date.
IL4: Individual manages basic activities of daily living. Greater than or equal to 75% of the total number of individual goals to increase the ability to manage basic activities of daily living was achieved during this period 50-74% of the total number of individual goals to increase the ability to manage basic activities of daily living was achieved during this period. Less than or equal to 49% of the total number of individual goals to increase the ability to manage basic activities of daily living was achieved during this period.