Independent living


Independence is often an important part of a happy, healthy life in later years. We help clinicians every day to bring more independence to their client’s lives with gold standard clinical tools, backed by guidance and support.

From our tools to the clinician, and from the clinician to the client, we know it’s important to keep the client front of mind and help add life to days not just add days to life.

Independent living
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Adaptive behaviour

Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System (ABAS-3)

Questionnaire-based assessments that test adaptive behaviour.
This tool tries to answer the question ‘How independent is this person, and in what areas and at what level do they need support?’.

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Activities of daily living

DriveSafe DriveAware (DSDA)

An iPad based cognitive screening tool that measures a driver’s awareness of their environment and abilities. DSDA predicts the likelihood of passing an on-road assessment.
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Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scales (VABS-3)

Administered as either a questionnaire or interview, the
Vineland measures personal and social skills needed for everyday
living and assesses adaptive behaviour.

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Independent Living Scales (ILS)

A task-based tool that assesses an adult’s capability to care for themselves.

 

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Texas Functional Living Scales (TFLS)

A task-based screening tool that helps to identify the level of care an individual needs.

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Webinars

Watch, learn, ask, participate.

We can provide learning and support in the administration, scoring and interpretation of our assessments. You’ll have room to ask questions and hear from experts. Plus the webinars are free of charge – all you need to do is register below.

It’s about taking the confusion away and supporting the growth of all clinicians, so clients are treated and supported with confidence.

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DriveSafe DriveAware research
round-up.

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Using measures of adaptive behaviour to assess adult independent living skills.

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Exploring the clinical validity
of DriveSafe DriveAware
through case studies

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An Introduction and overview to the Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System-3.

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Living and ageing well
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The aged care industry in Australia is changing. See how we're helping to keep the golden years golden.

The value of off-road driving assessment for older adults

In this article, we explore an off-road assessment and its value for safety, social inclusion and independent living.

DriveSafe Drive Aware: An objective, evidence-based measure of cognitive fitness to drive

Eastern Health Occupational Therapist uses DriveSafe DriveAware as the missing link for assessing fitness to drive.

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