Instrument Summary
  • Full name of the questionnaire: Care Dependency Scale

  • Abbreviated name of the questionnaire: CDS

  • Type of of instrument: Generic Need and Risk Assessment Measure

  • Objective: To measure basic human needs

  • Population: All

  • Settings: All

  • Number of items: 15

  • Response format: 5-point Likert scale or 5 descriptions of the degree of (in)dependency

  • Mode of administration: proxy and self-assessment

  • Descriptive information: Scoring 15-75; Response direction: higher score = better independency

  • Original language: Dutch

  • List of existing translations: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, Finnish, French, Frisian, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, UK English, US English

The instrument must not be translated without permission. Please contact us if you require the measure in a language which is not listed

  • Copyright: Foundation Care2Share

  • Condition of use: With written permission from Foundation Care2Share. Fees apply for commercial / pharmaceutical companies

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