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Table 1 Tasks included in HSE Activities of Daily Living (ADLs) and Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADLs)

From: Estimating the variation in need for community-based social care by body mass index in England and associated cost: population-based cross-sectional study

Getting up and down stairs Shopping for food
Having a bath or a shower Doing routine housework or laundry
Dressing or undressing Getting out of the house
Getting in and out of bed Doing paperwork or paying bills
Getting around indoors  
Taking medicine  
Using the toilet  
Eating, including cutting up food  
Washing face and hands