Stroke Impact Scale (SIS)


Purpose of the measure

The Stroke Impact Scale (SIS) is a stroke-specific, self-report, health status measure. It was designed to assess multidimensional stroke outcomes, including strength, hand function Activities of Daily Living / Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (ADL/IADL), mobility, communication, emotion, memory and thinking, and participation. The SIS can be used both in clinical and in research settings.

Author*: Lisa Zeltzer, MSc OT; Katherine Salter, BA; Annabel McDermott
Editors: Nicol Korner-Bitensky, PhD OT; Elissa Sitcoff, BA BSc

Evidence reviewed as of before 29-06-2018

NOTE: *The authors have no direct financial interest in any tools, tests or interventions presented in StrokEngine-assessment.