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Texas Functional Living Scale

(TFLS)

Texas Functional Living Scale (TFLS) provides an ecologically valid, performance-based screening tool to help identify the level of care an individual requires. 

Age range:

16:0–90:0 years old

Publication date:

2009

Qualification level:

A

Scores/Interpretation:

T-Score and Cumulative Percentages

Scoring options:

Manual scoring

Pricing & Ordering

  • TFLS Complete Kit

    0158790006

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $172.00

    Qualification Level A

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  • Brief Cognitive Status Exam and TFLS Combination Kit

    0158896890

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $298.75

    Qualification Level B

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  • TFLS Examiners Manual

    0158790014

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $87.50

    Qualification Level A

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  • TFLS Record Form and Response Booklet (pad)

    0158790022

    Pkg of 25 of each

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $87.50

    Qualification Level A

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  • TFLS Stimulus Cards

    0158790030

    Pkg of 2

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $18.50

    Qualification Level A

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  • TFLS Phone Book

    0158790049

    Pkg of 5

    Pricing and Qualification

    Price: $29.75

    Qualification Level A

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Product Details

Brief and easy to use, the TFLS is well-suited for use in assisted living and nursing home settings. It is used by a range of professionals, including neuropsychologists and clinical psychologists, social workers, and pharmaceuticals researchers.

Benefits

  • Support diagnostic work-ups, placement decisions, treatment planning, evaluation of treatment outcomes, and monitoring of disease progression.
  • Focus primarily on skills likely to be affected by cognitive decline (particularly useful with individuals suffering from dementia).
  • Links to and is standardized with the WAIS-IV and WMS-IV.

Features

TFLS helps measure an individual’s ability in four functional domains:

  • Time: ability to use clocks and calendars
  • Money and Calculation: ability to count money and write checks
  • Communication: ability to make a snack and use phones and phone books
  • Memory: ability to remember simple information and to take medications

Resources

The following research provides further detail of TFLS.

 

Comparison of TFLS and the WMS-IV Fourth Edition Mild Alzheimer Disease Sample

 

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