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The Functional Living Scale - UK Version (TFLS UK)

Product Description

The Functional Living Scale – UK version (TFLSUK) is an ecologically valid, performance based measure of functional abilities with an emphasis on instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) skills. TFLSUK assesses an individual’s ability to perform a variety of tasks that support independent functioning in the community. Brief and easy to use, the measure is especially well-suited for use in assisted living and nursing home settings.

Users & Applications

TFLSUK can be used in comprehensive assessments, to support placement decisions, aid treatment planning, evaluate treatment outcomes, and monitor disease progression.

It can be administered by a variety of professionals including:

  • Neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists working with all age ranges, to determine appropriate level of care
  • Therapists, to evaluate changes in level of care for individuals
  • Researchers in pharmaceuticals companies, to help conduct Alzheimer/dementia drug efficacy trials.

The TFLSUK covers four functional domains:

  • Time – Assesses the ability to use clocks and calendars
  • Money and Calculation – Assesses the ability to count money and write cheques
  • Communication – Assesses the ability to prepare a snack, use a phone and phone books
  • Memory – Assesses the ability to remember simple information and to take medications

Subscale cumulative percentages and an overall T-Score can be used to help determine the examinee’s ability to function independently.

Benefits

  • Assesses functional abilities quickly and easily
  • Screens for dementia with a tool focused on skills likely to be affected by cognitive decline
  • Monitors functional decline and disease progression
  • Monitors treatment/drug efficacy
  • Determines level of care required and adapt treatment plans
  • Linked with key tools including the WAIS-IVUK and TOPFUK

The UK Project

A validation study of TFLSUK was conducted on 250 UK adults between the ages of 16 and 90.

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Complete kit:

Includes manual, record forms (25), response sheets (25), stimulus cards, phone book (5), bag
ISBN:9780749162726
£204.50
£241.80 inc VAT
Available
Record forms, pack of 25
ISBN:9780749162696
£57.00
£68.40 inc VAT
Available
Response sheets, pack of 25
ISBN:9780749162689
£28.00
£33.60 inc VAT
Available

Key Information

Description

An ecologically valid, performance based measure of functional abilities with an emphasis on instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) skills

Author(s)

C. Munro Cullum

Kathleen C Saine

Myron F Weiner

Publication Year

2012

Age Range

16 years to 90 years 11 months

Administration

Individual - 15 minutes

Qualification Code

CL3


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