A Systematic Review of Tools Assessing the Perspective of Caregivers of Residents With Dementia

  title={A Systematic Review of Tools Assessing the Perspective of Caregivers of Residents With Dementia},
  author={Alexandra E. Harper and Stephanie Rouch and Natalie E. Leland and Rose L. Turner and William E Mansbach and Claire E. Day and Lauren Terhorst},
  journal={Journal of Applied Gerontology},
  pages={1196 - 1208}
In collaboration with stakeholders, we conducted a systematic review of psychometric evidence for self-report tools measuring the perspective of family caregivers of nursing home residents with dementia. Our rationale for this review was based on evidence that nonpharmacological interventions can ameliorate dementia symptoms in nursing home residents. Such interventions require caregiver participation, which is influenced by perspectives. Yet, no existing tool measures the multidomain caregiver… 

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