Measuring the person-centeredness of caregivers working with nursing home residents with dementia.

@article{LannWolcott2011MeasuringTP,
  title={Measuring the person-centeredness of caregivers working with nursing home residents with dementia.},
  author={Hannah Lann-Wolcott and Louis J Medvene and Kristine Williams},
  journal={Behavior therapy},
  year={2011},
  volume={42 1},
  pages={89-99}
}
There is increasing interest in promoting person-centered caregiving within gerontology. However, few observational instruments have been developed to measure person-centered caregiving behaviors. In the present study, two innovative coding instruments-the Person-Centered Behavior Inventory (PCBI) and the Global Behavior Scale (GBS)-were used to test the hypothesis that caregivers' person-centeredness would be negatively correlated with residents' resistiveness to care. The study hypothesis was… CONTINUE READING