Thriving of Older People Assessment Scale (TOPAS)

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"Bergland, Å., Kirkevold, M., Sandman, P. O., Hofoss, D., & Edvardsson, D. (2015). The thriving of older people assessment scale: validity and reliability assessments. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(4), 942-951. Chicago "
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Purpose The concept of thriving emphasizes person–environment interaction in relation to well-being. The Thriving of Older People Assessment Scale has been developed and evaluated as a self-report and proxy scale based on the theory of thriving. The 32-item TOPAS has been used in studies of place-related well-being as a positive measure in long-term care to assess […]
Domain(s) Goal Pursuit
Life Satisfaction
Positive Affect
Quality of Life
Sense of Meaning
Target population Adult
Number of items 32
Administration format self-report
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