Measuring the positive and negative aspects of the caring role in community versus aged care setting.

@article{Pallant2014MeasuringTP,
  title={Measuring the positive and negative aspects of the caring role in community versus aged care setting.},
  author={Julie F. Pallant and Carol Reid},
  journal={Australasian journal on ageing},
  year={2014},
  volume={33 4},
  pages={
          244-9
        }
}
AIM To investigate the positive and negative aspects of family caregiving in two settings: community and aged care facility. METHODS Postal questionnaires included the short Zarit Burden Interview (ZBI) and a scale developed for this study: Positive Aspects of Caring Scale (PACS). RESULTS Analysis of responses of 90 carers showed high burden levels, with no difference between care settings. Carers of an older person with a cognitive condition showed higher burden. There was no association… CONTINUE READING

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