FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)

a measure used in the rehabilitation of routine motor, cognitive and self-care skills to provide a person a measure of functional status. Deals with daily living skills.

FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM): "The functional independence measure determines which rehabilitation is best."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-independence-measure-fim/ (accessed October 23, 2017).
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