Always Learning
 
 
 
International Sites
Cart

  Change Community

Independent Living Scales®
(ILS ®)

 

Overview: Assess competency in instrumental activities of daily living

Completion Time: 45 minutes; Scoring: 10 minutes

Norms: Adults 65+ years

Publication Date: 1996

 
 
 

Product Details

Now you can have a reliable and valid standardized approach for identifying areas of competence in forensic cases and for determining the most appropriate living setting for adults who are experiencing a decline in cognitive functioning. The Independent Living Scalesreg; (ILS®) is an individually administered assessment of the degree to which adults are capable of caring for themselves and their property.

The ILS is composed of five scales: Memory/Orientation, Managing Money, Managing Home and Transportation, Health and Safety, and Social Adjustment. The performance-based results from the 68 ILS items are more objective and reliable than third-party observations or examinees' self-reports.

Normative data are provided for the different scales so the various areas of competence can be identified and compared. Cut scores are provided as a means of establishing criterion validity with adults 65 and older who are living independently, semi-independently, or dependently. Performance data are also provided on samples of individuals, 17 years of age and older, who have a psychiatric diagnosis, dementia, mental retardation, or traumatic brain injury.

Note: Examiners will need to provide a telephone, telephone book, some money, an envelope, scratch paper, pen, pencil, and stopwatch.

Pricing & Ordering

Order Complete Kit

Order Components

 
Manual Scoring
toggle
 
  • Kits

    Price

    Qty

     
  • ILS Complete Kit
    0158147073
    $370.80
     
    Includes Manual, 25 Record Forms, Stimulus Booklet, a pouch containing a facsimile of a driver's license, credit card, and key.
  • Administration Materials

    Price

    Qty

     
  • ILS Record Forms
    015814709X
    $71.10
     
    Pkg of 25
 
 
 
Print This Page

You May Also Like

Quick View
 
 

Help with Your Order

Our team is here to help you find the right test or assist with ordering.

Ordering FAQs

P: 800.627.7271
F: 800.232.1223

Or email us