[Effect of the level of basic activities of daily living on home caregiver burnout].

@article{Hattori2000EffectOT,
  title={[Effect of the level of basic activities of daily living on home caregiver burnout].},
  author={Ayako Hattori and Akio Ouchi and Kazuyuki Shibuya and Kazunori Sato and Kenichi Nakahara and Masanori Nishinaga and Noriaki Kameda and Hirotsugu Tuchimochi and Masashi Fukayama and Sachio Matsusita and Hajime Orimo},
  journal={Nihon Ronen Igakkai zasshi. Japanese journal of geriatrics},
  year={2000},
  volume={37 10},
  pages={
          799-804
        }
}
To relieve the stress of caregivers, it is critical to identify and classify the burden factors in the elderly patients. In order to determine the factors that exhaust caregivers, a cross sectional survey was done. The study employed a self-recording questionnaire form which included the Pines' burnout scale and the level of patient's basic activities of daily living (BADL). Seventy-three caregivers filled in the questionnaire. They reported the difficulty of care for an elderly patient in the… CONTINUE READING

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