International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health 2001
Identifying and definitional attributes
Metadata item type:
Community Services, Standard 01/12/2004 Health, Standard 23/02/2005
The World Health Organization's (WHO) system for classifying functioning, disability and health.
Collection and usage attributes
The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) was endorsed by the World Health Assembly in 2001 and is a reference member of the WHO Family of International Classifications and of the Australian Family of Health and Related Classifications (endorsed by the National Health Information Management Group in 2002).
Source and reference attributes
World Health Organization (WHO) 2001. International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health. Geneva: WHO
Further information on the ICF can be found in the ICF itself and the ICF Australian User Guide Version 1.0 (AIHW 2003), at the following websites: