The ICF facilitates data collection on levels of functioning – necessary to predict work potential.

measuring functioning is necessary for predicting work capability


Studies show that a diagnosis, disease or disorder cannot predict work potential or performance, or the need for disability benefits, information on functioning and disability are also required. The ICF is a tool for the consistent and internationally comparable collection of data (ICF:4)


Author: Caroline Lambert

I am a postgraduate student at the London School of Economics. My background is in discrimination law. I have a particular interests in disability discrimination and human rights. I fit the Equality Act definition of a disabled person.

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