What to call this concept?

Shinji KOBAYASHI skoba at moss.gr.jp
Fri Jun 15 03:36:06 EDT 2018


Hi Silje,

I once tried to define ICF(International Classification of
Functioning, Disability of Health) at the Ice bucket challenge.
It might cover your idea.

Regards,
Shinji

2018-06-15 15:41 GMT+09:00 Bakke, Silje Ljosland
<silje.ljosland.bakke at nasjonalikt.no>:
> Hi everyone,
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> We’ve been struggling for a while to define and delineate a concept about
> the activities an individual does during their day – do they do paid work,
> unpaid work, are they a student, are they unemployed and seeking work,
> unemployed and not seeking work, retired, carer, are they a young child or
> infant, or something else? There may be multiple, like both studying and
> working.
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> A lot of feedback has been that we should constrain this to just employment,
> ie paid work. That would make the definition simple, but that’s not the
> concept we’re trying to define. We’ve been thinking about things like role
> in life, socio-economic or psychosocial activity situation, or activity in
> daily life. The first is rather vague, the second isn’t really a common
> expression, and the third feels too close to “ADL”, which is normally
> thought of functional assessments like whether you can take care of your own
> hygiene and nutrition.
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> A typical question that would lead to this concept could be “What do you
> do?”.
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> We’d really appreciate any ideas for what words or phrases we should use to
> name and describe this concept!
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> Kind regards,
> Silje Ljosland Bakke
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