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Services for Elders

Well-established scales in the Hong Kong context

Family networking
Function
Promoting empowerment, well-being, social integration
Relevance
Convoy, social integration, community empowerment
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
3 items in 6-point rating scale
Reliability
.74
References

Lou, Vivian W. Q., and K. W. Boey. 2008. Handbook of Measures of the Chinese Elderly. Hong Kong, China: Sau Po Centre on Ageing, University of Hong Kong.

Friend networking
Function
Promoting empowerment, well-being, social integration
Relevance
Convoy, social integration, community empowerment
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
3 items in 6-point rating scale
Reliability
.85
References

Lou, Vivian W. Q., and K. W. Boey. 2008. Handbook of Measures of the Chinese Elderly. Hong Kong, China: Sau Po Centre on Ageing, University of Hong Kong.

Social support
Function
Promoting empowerment, well-being, social integration
Relevance
Convoy, social integration, community empowerment
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
4 items in 6-point rating scale
Reliability
.63
References

Lou, Vivian W. Q., and K. W. Boey. 2008. Handbook of Measures of the Chinese Elderly. Hong Kong, China: Sau Po Centre on Ageing, University of Hong Kong.

Bridging social capital
Function
Promoting successful aging, accomplishment, self-image
Relevance
Disengagement, continuity, volunteerism
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
7 items in 6-point rating scale
Reliability
.909
References

Ng, Yuen-hang. 2016. Individualization, Social Capital and Their Impacts on the Well-Being of Older Adults. Hong Kong, China: City University of Hong Kong

Friends’ depression
Function
Monitoring personal control, incompetence, social support
Relevance
Resilience, suicide, strain
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
8 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.834
References

Cheung, Chau-kiu, and Ping Kwong Kam. 2018. “Conditions for Pets to Prevent Depression in Older Adults.” Aging & Mental Health 22(12):1627-1633.

 

Cheung, Chau-kiu, and Christopher Bagley. 1998. “Validating an American Scale in Hong Kong: The Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale (CES-D).” Journal of Psychology 132(2):169-186.

Friends’ Work life quality
Function
Promoting achievement, commitment, health
Relevance
Autonomy, capability, satisfaction
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
10 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.755
References

Kwan, Alex Yui-huen, Chau-kiu Cheung, Raymond Man-hung Ngan, Sik Hung Ng, Anna Lau, Edward Man-fuk Leung, and Sophia Siu-chee Chan. 2003.5. Assessment, Validation, and Promotion for the Quality of Life and Continuum of Care of Elderly People in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong.

Friends’ Friendship quality
Function
Promoting achievement, commitment, health
Relevance
Autonomy, capability, satisfaction
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
6 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.759
References

Kwan, Alex Yui-huen, Chau-kiu Cheung, Raymond Man-hung Ngan, Sik Hung Ng, Anna Lau, Edward Man-fuk Leung, and Sophia Siu-chee Chan. 2003. Assessment, Validation, and Promotion for the Quality of Life and Continuum of Care of Elderly People in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong.

Friends’ Family life quality
Function
Promoting efficacy, functioning, support
Relevance
Harmony, resource, strength
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
6 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.729
References

Kwan, Alex Yui-huen, Chau-kiu Cheung, Raymond Man-hung Ngan, Sik Hung Ng, Anna Lau, Edward Man-fuk Leung, and Sophia Siu-chee Chan. 2003. Assessment, Validation, and Promotion for the Quality of Life and Continuum of Care of Elderly People in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong.

Friends’ Self-quality
Function
Promoting acceptance, wisdom, friendship
Relevance
Confidence, flexibility, problem solving
Target
Elderly
Respondent
Elder
Feature
7 items in 5-point rating scale
Reliability
.653
References

Kwan, Alex Yui-huen, Chau-kiu Cheung, Raymond Man-hung Ngan, Sik Hung Ng, Anna Lau, Edward Man-fuk Leung, and Sophia Siu-chee Chan. 2003. Assessment, Validation, and Promotion for the Quality of Life and Continuum of Care of Elderly People in Hong Kong. Hong Kong: Department of Applied Social Studies, City University of Hong Kong.