Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Health, Superseded 18/12/2019|
Tasmanian Health, Endorsed 22/12/2016
|Definition:||A code set that represents an individual's need for assistance with eighteen activities of daily living.|
|Maximum character length:||1|
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
The Functional Independence Measure (FIM™) is an instrument which indicates a patient's disability level.
FIM™ is comprised of 18 items, grouped into 2 subscales - motor and cognition.
The motor subscale includes:
The cognition subscale includes:
Each item is scored on a 7 point ordinal scale, ranging from a score of 1 to a score of 7. The higher the score, the more independent the patient is in performing the task associated with that item. The total FIM™ score ranges from 18 to 126.
Source and reference attributes
|Submitting organisation:||Independent Hospital Pricing Authority|
|Related metadata references:|
Has been superseded by Functional Independence Measure score code N Health, Standard 18/12/2019
|Data elements implementing this value domain:|
Person—level of functional independence, Functional Independence Measure score code N Health, Superseded 25/01/2018
Person—level of functional independence, Functional Independence Measure score code N Health, Superseded 18/12/2019