Assessments

Caregiver Assessment

Selected Caregiver Assessment Measures: A Resource Inventory for Practitioners
http://caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content/pdfs/SelCGAssmtMeas_ResInv_FINAL_12.10.12.pdf

Family Caregiving Alliance: Examples of Caregiver Assessments
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=1717

Qualls, S., Zarit, S. Aging Families and Caregiving, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2009. Chapters 6 & 7 for caregiver assessment and intervention.
http://books.google.com/books?id=4eTHPjsC8j0C&printsec=frontcover#v=onepage&q&f=false

National Consensus Report on Caregiver Assessment: Volume 1, Principles, Guidelines and Strategies for Change, Family Caregiver Alliance, 2006.
FCA: National Consensus Report on Caregiver Assessment: Volume II Voices and Views from the Field (2006)
http://www.caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=1630

Caregivers Count Too! An Online Toolkit to Help Practitioners Assess the Needs of Family Caregivers, Family Caregiver Alliance, 2006.
http://caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content/pdfs/Assessment_Toolkit_20060802.pdf

American Psychological Association: Information on assessment tools
http://www.apa.org/pi/about/publications/caregivers/practice-settings/assessment/tools/index.aspx

Caregiver Self-Assessment

Caregiver Self-Assessment, American Medical Association, 2008. English or Spanish versions of tool. http://www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/public-health/promoting-healthy-lifestyles/geriatric-health/caregiver-health/caregiver-self-assessment.page

Theories

Effects of the TCARE®(Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral) Intervention on Caregiver Burden and Depressive Symptoms: Preliminary Findings From a Randomized Controlled Study. The Journal of Gerontology, 66(5), 640 – 647, 2011.
http://psychsocgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/66B/5/640.full.pdf?keytype=ref&ijkey=0hp0SWkNdCkAue2

TCARE® (Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral), American Journal of Nursing, 108(9) Supplement, 2008.
http://www4.uwm.edu/tcare/upload/TCARE-Article-American-Journal-of-Nursing_Sept-2008-2.pdf

Caregiving as a Process of Changing Identity: Implications for Caregiver Support, Generations – Journal of the American Society on Aging, 33(1),2009.
http://www4.uwm.edu/tcare/upload/TCARE-Article-Jrnl-of-the-Amer-Soc-on-Aging_Spring-2009.pdf