BARTHEL INDEX

A measurement first devised by Dorothea W. Barthel which includes 10 items to assess an individuals ability to perform basic day-to-day tasks. These tasks are to test how an individual may cope if living independently.

BARTHEL INDEX: "The Barthel Index assesses an individuals ability to perform basic tasks."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BARTHEL INDEX," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/barthel-index-2/ (accessed March 20, 2019).
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