Disability

Disability Evaluation

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Disability Evaluation

  • Indications
  1. Define occupation specific limitations related to Impairments
  • History
  1. Demographics
    1. Age
    2. Educational background and capability
    3. Social factors
  2. Job requirements and employee capabilities
    1. Specific tasks required for a patient's job
    2. Which of the required tasks can the patient perform
    3. Has the patient reached a maximal medical therapy
      1. In effect, are Impairments limiting current tasks improved to an expected level
  • Types
  • Classifications
  1. Behavior
  2. Communication
  3. Body Disposition
  4. Personal care
  5. Locomotion
  6. Dexterity
  7. Situational
  8. Skill