Texas Functional Living ScalesTFLS
- Quickly screen to determine appropriate level of care
- Publication date:
- Completion time:
- 15 minutes
- Age range:
- 16 to 90 years
- Qualification level:
TFLS provides an ecologically valid, performance-based screening tool to help identify the level of care an individual requires. Brief and easy to use, the TFLS is especially well-suited for use in assisted living and nursing home settings.
Users & Applications
TFLS can help support diagnostic work-ups, placement decisions, treatment planning, evaluation of treatment outcomes, and monitoring of disease progression. The instrument is used by a range of professionals, including by neuropsychologists, occupational therapists and clinical psychologists to:
TFLS helps measure an individual’s ability in four functional domains:
Features and Benefits
The instrument is linked with the WAIS®-IV and the WMS®-IV. TFLS is particularly useful with individuals suffering from dementia because it focuses primarily on skills likely to be affected by cognitive decline.
TFLS has been standardised with the WAIS-IV and WMS-IV.