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Users' guide to dependency measures for elderly people
Author(s)David Wilkin, Catherine Thompson
Corporate AuthorJoint Unit for Social Services Research, University of Sheffield
PublisherUniversity of Sheffield, Joint Unit for Social Services Research, Sheffield, 1989
Pages93pp (Social Services Monographs: Research in Practice)
KeywordsIndependence ; Mental health [elderly] ; Evaluation ; Guides, guide books.
AnnotationExamines the uses and administration, validity and reliability, and strengths and weaknesses of the following measures of dependency: Crichton Royal Behaviour Rating Scale; Clifton Assessment Procedures; Sheffield Joint Unit for Social Services Research Assessment Schedule; Scales derived from OPCS (Office of Population Censuses and Surveys) questions; Instruments using Guttman scaling techniques; and Townsend Index of Incapacity and the Clackmannan Model of Dependency.
Accession NumberCPA-930826091
ClassmarkC3: D: 4C: 69N

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