Human Social Functioning


Module 3 – Level of Functioning

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]So far we have started to put together a jigsaw picture about the person’s resilience based on each of the calculated figures.

It is also possible to look at the calculated figures as a whole to assess the person’s overall ability to function and determine the type of support they may benefit from.

Research over the years has found statistically significant differences in various sets of calculated figures.  From these, 4 basic levels of functioning (with some sub categories) have been delineated.

Basic Levels of Functioning

  1. Stable
  2. Independent
  3. Problematic
  4. Distressed

To work out the level, you work through a series of parameters, which are cumulative and act like a sieve or ‘fuzzy logic’.  You start by identifying the basic level and then fine tune to ascertain, so far as is possible, the sub categories.

Since real life does not always fit neatly into statistical patterns, one cannot always be certain of exact categorisation.  But a reasonable estimation can be made of how a person is currently functioning and what, if any, support may be beneficial.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row u_row_style=”0″ u_row_paralax=”0″ u_row_scheme=”0″ css=”.vc_custom_1464944691775{background-color: #f7f7f7 !important;}”][vc_column][vc_column_text]


To understand how to assess the person’s level of functioning, download the PDF Workbook ‘Levels of Functioning’, that will guide you through the process, step by step.  You will need to complete this work, to gather the level of functioning information and understand how to present it for one of the assignments, before moving on to the next section of this module.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Download” color=”info” link=”|title:Levels%20of%20Functioning|target:%20_blank”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_btn title=”BACK” color=”green” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-caret-square-o-left” add_icon=”true” link=”||”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_btn title=”NEXT” color=”green” i_align=”right” i_icon_fontawesome=”fa fa-caret-square-o-right” add_icon=”true” link=”||”][/vc_column][/vc_row]