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Table 1 Instruments used for data collection, purpose, measurement aspect, cut-of score/clinically significant value and sequence of assessment

From: ASSIST: a reablement program for older adults in Sweden – a feasibility study 

Assessment sequence Instrument Purpose Measure Cut-of/clinical significance Feasibility evaluation Baseline 1st follow-up 2nd follow-up
Baseline
1st follow-up
2nd follow-up
Canadian Occupational Performance
Measure (COPM)[42]
Perceived performance and satisfaction with activities related to self-care, productivity, and leisure Scale ranging from 1 to 10 in two aspects, i) current performance, 1 = not able to perform the activity at all to 10 = able to do it extremely well, and ii) satisfaction with doing, 1 = not satisfied to 10 = extremely satisfied A 2-point change between measure points = clinically significant change Feasibility of the outcome measure X x x
Baseline
2nd follow-up
Barthel Index [48] The psychical function of personal activities in daily life and instrumental activities in daily life 0 = dependent, 5 = need of assistance and 10 = independent. Total sum ranging from 0–100   Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow up
KATZ – ADL [49] The psychical function of personal activities in daily life and instrumental activities in daily life 0 = dependent or 1 = independent. Total sum ranging from 0–10   Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow-up
Frenchay Activity Index (FAI) [50] Frequency of conducting a variety of social and domestic activities during the last 3 or 6 months Scale ranging from 0 to 3 for each question.
The total sum ranges from 0 = inactive to 45 = very active
  Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow-up
Self-efficacy Scale (SES) [51] Confidence in the ability to conduct activities Each activity is rated: 1 = not confident to 10 = very confident
Total sum ranging from 18–180
A score of > 5 is considered to represent confidence in the ability to perform activities in daily life Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow-up
Re-integration to normal living index (RLNI) [52] Mobility, self-care, daily activity, recreational activity, and family roles Each question is rated: 1 = does not describe my situation to 4 = describes my situation very well
Total sum ranging from 11–44
  Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow-up
Hospital Anxiety and Depression
Scale (HADS) [53]
Perceived anxiety and depression Two subscales: anxiety and depression.
Responses are graded 0 to 3.
Subscale scores range from 0–21
0–7 = no anxiety and depression, 8–10 = mild, or 10–21 = moderate to severe anxiety and depression Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow-up
Life Satisfaction Scale 11 (LiSat-11) Perceived satisfaction with life Scale 1–6: 1 = not satisfied to 6 = very satisfied   Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow-up
EQ-5D-3L [55] General life quality. Perceived state of health in five aspects: mobility, hygiene, main activities, pain, and anxiety Index scale from 0 to 1.
0 = death and 1 = full health
A change of more than 0.1 = clinically significant change Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow-up
EQ-Visual Analogue Scale (EQ-VAS) [55] Perceived state of health Scale 0–100: 0 = worst possible health, 100 = best possible health A change with more than 10 = clinically significant change Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
Baseline
2nd follow-up
Sense of Coherence 13 (SOC- 13) [56, 57] Perception of one´s existence/coherence in life Each question is rated on a 7-point Likert scale. The total sum ranges from 13 to 91. A higher score = a greater sense of coherence A mean of 61 is considered normal in Sweden Feasibility of the outcome measure X   X
1st follow-up
2nd follow-up
WHO Disability Assessment Schedule 2.0 (WHODAS 2.0) [59] Identifies difficulties in daily life due to the state of health during the past 30 days 12 questions with responses on a 5-point scale ranging from 1 = no problem to 5 = extreme problem/cannot perform.
Total sum ranging from 12–64
  Feasibility of the outcome measure   X X
1st follow-up
2nd follow-up
The Darthmouth Functional Health Assessment Chart/WONKA (COOP/WONKA chart) [60] Perceived functional capacity during the last two weeks 5 questions responded on a 5-point scale ranging from 1 = no limitation/much better at all to 5 = severely limited/much worse.
Total sum ranging from 5–25
  Feasibility of the outcome measure   X X
Before/during/ after the project.  Semi-structured interviews      Before projects start After 6 months After project ended
  - SDHCS To explore the staffs' perception and experiences of the project.    Evaluate the project process and the fidelity, adherence, and acceptability of the intervention    
  - SCHCS Manager To explore the managers' perception and experiences of the project.       After project ended
Throughout the project Logbooks by        
  - Researchers/Occupational Therapist Reflections and tracking of the project process     During the whole project