Timeline Group label Sweep Group Sweep Title Participant age Starts Ends Scale Provision, Receipt, Need? Topic(s) Focus Informant: Multiple rater? Reporting Term Question(s) Response scale Standard instrument? Notes Physical Health Measures
Wave 7 ELSA-1236 January 2014 January 2015 ADLs, IADLs Need; Participant No Current

Here are a few more everyday activities. Please tell me if [^you have / [^name] has] any difficulty with these because of a physical, mental, emotional or memory problem. Again exclude any difficulties you expect to last less than three months.
Because of a health or memory problem, [^do you /does he /does she] have difficulty doing any of the activities on this card?

01 Dressing, including putting on shoes and socks
02 Walking across a room
03 Bathing or showering
04 Eating, such as cutting up ^[your / his / her] food
05 Getting in or out of bed
06 Using the toilet, including getting up or down
07 Using a map to figure out how to get around in a strange place
08 Recognising when you are in physical danger
09 Preparing a hot meal
10 Shopping for groceries
11 Making telephone calls
12 Communication (speech, hearing or eyesight)
13 Taking medications
14 Doing work around the house or garden
15 Managing money, such as paying bills and keeping track of expenses
96 None of these


Chronic lung disease
Cancer or a malignant tumour feed forward Parkinson’s disease
An emotional, nervous or psychiatric problem
Alzheimer’s disease
Dementia, senility or another serious memory
Malignant blood disorder
Multiple Sclerosis or Motor Neuron Disease
Emotional problems
Mood swings
Manic depression

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