The Effectiveness of Family Support Group Intervention in Quality of Life of Primary Caregivers of Stroke Patients

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/153297
Type:
Presentation
Title:
The Effectiveness of Family Support Group Intervention in Quality of Life of Primary Caregivers of Stroke Patients
Abstract:
The Effectiveness of Family Support Group Intervention in Quality of Life of Primary Caregivers of Stroke Patients
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2006
Author:Sheng, Chiu-Tai
P.I. Institution Name:Taipei Taiwan Veterans General Hospital
Title:Management
The purpose of this study is using quality of life according to humanistic outcome for total evaluation to compare the difference between quality of life on caregivers stroke patient who has been intervention by supporting groups or regular care. This study was a quasi-experimental design to explore the effects on quality of life between the two different intervention . The reliability and validity-tested instruments were used in this study as followings: the caregiver?s questionnaire about health-related quality of life and Modified Rankin Scale. During October of 2004 to April of 2005, a total of 100 samples on caregivers of stroke patient that were diagnosed as mid-level stroke were drawn from length of stay in a Taipei medical center. There were two groups in this study; 50 patients were included in supporting groups intervention, and another 50 were intervention by regular care. After intervention for six months, we let caregivers answer the questionnaire about quality of life for the second time. There are 48 (supporting groups) and 47(regular groups) people in two groups coming back to the OPD to answer the questionnaire. The collecting rate can approach to 96%.and 94%. According to this study, the results stated that the supporting groups caregivers and regular care groups had much more progress than before intervention on the quality of life. Supporting groups patients had much more progress than regular care on the quality of life after six months. The results of this study may offered an important reference to the hospital administrators and nurses who dedicated decision-making and quality care to the service.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleThe Effectiveness of Family Support Group Intervention in Quality of Life of Primary Caregivers of Stroke Patientsen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/153297-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">The Effectiveness of Family Support Group Intervention in Quality of Life of Primary Caregivers of Stroke Patients</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2006</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Sheng, Chiu-Tai</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Taipei Taiwan Veterans General Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Management</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">tschiu@vghtpe.gov.tw</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">The purpose of this study is using quality of life according to humanistic outcome for total evaluation to compare the difference between quality of life on caregivers stroke patient who has been intervention by supporting groups or regular care. This study was a quasi-experimental design to explore the effects on quality of life between the two different intervention . The reliability and validity-tested instruments were used in this study as followings: the caregiver?s questionnaire about health-related quality of life and Modified Rankin Scale. During October of 2004 to April of 2005, a total of 100 samples on caregivers of stroke patient that were diagnosed as mid-level stroke were drawn from length of stay in a Taipei medical center. There were two groups in this study; 50 patients were included in supporting groups intervention, and another 50 were intervention by regular care. After intervention for six months, we let caregivers answer the questionnaire about quality of life for the second time. There are 48 (supporting groups) and 47(regular groups) people in two groups coming back to the OPD to answer the questionnaire. The collecting rate can approach to 96%.and 94%. According to this study, the results stated that the supporting groups caregivers and regular care groups had much more progress than before intervention on the quality of life. Supporting groups patients had much more progress than regular care on the quality of life after six months. The results of this study may offered an important reference to the hospital administrators and nurses who dedicated decision-making and quality care to the service.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T12:10:44Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T12:10:44Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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