FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM) By N., Sam M.S. - 5 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." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams REHABILITATION (Psychiatric) FAMILY CARE Comparison of Assessment Tools Diagnosis and Treatment Planning DEVELOPMENTAL TASKS HEAD INJURY (CHRONIC TRAUMATIC DISORDERS) Dissociative Identity Disorder Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/functional-independence-measure-fim/ (accessed December 2, 2021).