Validating a model of chronic illness and family caregiving

This study tested a hypothesized model which proposed that hours of care, stressful life events, social support, age and gender would predict caregivers' outcomes through perceived caregiver stress.Depression was expected to mediate the relationship between perceived stress and outcomes of chronic caregiving (physical function, self-esteem, and marital satisfaction). Family members experience physical and mental suffering as they anticipate their impending loss.Healthcare providers should be able to provide good quality of end-of-life (EOL) care and support for primary EOL caregivers.O instrumento Competência do Cuidado no lar do cuidador familiar de uma pessoa com doença crônica CUIDAR consta de 60 itens que indagam a respeito de seis categorias: conhecimento, unicidade, instrumentação, desfrute da vida, antecipação e relações e interação social. Development of an Instrument to Measure Patient Perception of the Quality of Nursing Care and Related Hospital Services at the National Hospital of Sri Lanka. A validez aparente evidência clareza, coerência, suficiência e relevância da escala.

Subventions: Program to diminish the burden of non-communicable chronic disease in Colombia, with financial support from COLCIENCIAS, code 501753730890. How to cite this article: Carrillo GM, Sánchez B, Arias EM. This work sought to develop, validate, and determine the reliability of an instrument on Competency in Homecare of the family caregiver of an individual with chronic disease. The test validation study was carried out in the following phases: 1) literature review; 2) analysis of results of programs to help family caregivers in Latin America; 3) exploration of the classification of nursing results (NOC) related to the family caregiver and discharge; 4) proposal of an instrument of care competence; and 5) psychometric tests: apparent validity with 25 family caregivers of individuals with chronic disease and six experts in the area; construct validity and reliability through internal consistency with 311 family caregivers of chronic patients. The instrument on homecare competency of the family caregiver of an individual with chronic disease (CUIDAR, for the term in Spanish) has 60 items that inquire on six categories: knowledge, uniqueness, instrumentation, enjoyment of life, anticipation and relationships, and social interaction.

Con el análisis factorial se obtuvieron seis componentes mediante la rotación Varimax en las que se asocian la mayor parte de los de acuerdo con las categorías propuestas. Holland D, Hansen D, Matt-Hensrud N, Severson M, Wenninger C.

La confiabilidad (consistencia interna) reportó un alfa de Cronbach de 0.96. El Instrumento Competencia del Cuidado en el hogar, el cual permite valorar la capacidad de un cuidador familiar para cuidar de una persona con enfermedad crónica, demostró ser válido y confiable para el contexto colombiano. Desenvolver, validar e determinar a confiabilidade de um instrumento de competência de Cuidado no lar do cuidador familiar de uma pessoa com doença crônica. Estudo de validação de provas que se realizou nas seguintes fases: 1) Revisão da literatura; 2) Análise de resultados de programas para assistir a cuidadores familiares na América Latina; 3) Exploração da classificação de resultados de enfermagem (NOC) relacionados com o cuidador familiar e egresso; 4) Proposta de instrumento de competência de cuidado; e 5) Provas psicométricas: validez aparente com 25 cuidadores familiares de pessoas com doença crônica e seis experientes na área; validez de constructo e confiabilidade por meio de consistência interna com 311 cuidadores familiares de enfermos crónicos Resultados.

The purposes of this study were to develop a scale that can evaluate the experiences of EOL caregivers, and to test the reliability and validity of this scale.

The scale domains were derived from systematic review of 35 relevant studies.

Validating a model of chronic illness and family caregiving