Qualitative Exploration of the Suitability of Capability Based Instruments to Measure Quality of Life in Family Carers of People with Dementia

@inproceedings{Jones2014QualitativeEO,
  title={Qualitative Exploration of the Suitability of Capability Based Instruments to Measure Quality of Life in Family Carers of People with Dementia},
  author={Carys Jones and Rhiannon Tudor Edwards and Barry Hounsome},
  booktitle={ISRN family medicine},
  year={2014}
}
Background. In an ageing population, many individuals find themselves becoming a carer for an elderly relative. This qualitative study explores aspects of quality of life affected by caring for a person with dementia, with the aim of identifying whether capability based questionnaires are suitable for measuring carer quality of life. Methods. Semistructured interviews lasting up to an hour were conducted, November 2010-July 2011, with eight family carers of people with dementia. Interviews… CONTINUE READING