SALSA stands for ‘Screening of Activity Limitation and Safety Awareness’, and is a questionnaire that measures activity limitation in peripheral neuropathy as seen in leprosy and diabetes.
SALSA is a cross cultural tool, comprising 20 items of daily activities related to the three domains of mobility, self-care and work. The questionnaire is administered via an interview. It is a subjective tool, placing the interviewee at the center by presenting how the he/she perceives at his/her functional level. The SALSA Scale is available in the following languages: Bengali (Bangladesh), Bengali (India), Cebuano, Chinese, English, French, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Nepali, Portuguese, Tamil and Yoruba. The scale is expected to be translated into more languages.