Caregiver Assessment

Selected Caregiver Assessment Measures: A Resource Inventory for Practitioners

Family Caregiving Alliance: Examples of Caregiver Assessments

Qualls, S., Zarit, S. Aging Families and Caregiving, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2009. Chapters 6 & 7 for caregiver assessment and intervention.

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)

Caregivers Count Too! An Online Toolkit to Help Practitioners Assess the Needs of Family Caregivers, Family Caregiver Alliance, 2006.

American Psychological Association: Information on assessment tools

Caregiver Self-Assessment

Caregiver Self-Assessment, American Medical Association, 2008. English or Spanish versions of tool.


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.

TCARE® (Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral), American Journal of Nursing, 108(9) Supplement, 2008.

Caregiving as a Process of Changing Identity: Implications for Caregiver Support, Generations – Journal of the American Society on Aging, 33(1),2009.