These are divided into 10 daily living activities and two mobility activities:
Daily living activities
• Preparing food
• Taking nutrition
• Managing therapy or monitoring a health condition
• Washing and bathing
• Managing toilet needs or incontinence
• Dressing and undressing
• Communicating verbally
• Mixing with other people
• Making decisions about money.
• Planning and following a journey
• Moving around.
The most important activity for people with hearing loss is ‘Communicating verbally’. See ‘Appendix: Daily living and mobility activities and descriptors’ to find out how points will be awarded under all of the activities.
For more information please visit: http://www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk/supporting-you/benefits-and-personal-independence-payment/how-will-i-be-assessed/what-are-the-assessment-criteria/what-are-the-12-everyday-activities.aspx
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