Journal article

An investigation into the construct validity of the Carer Experience Scale (CES)

Ilias Goranitis, Joanna Coast, Hareth Al-Janabi

QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH | SPRINGER | Published : 2014

Abstract

PURPOSE: The Carer Experience Scale (CES) is an index measure of the caring experience, focusing on six domains: activities outside caring, support from family and friends, assistance from the government and other organizations, fulfilment from caring, control over caring and getting on with the care recipient. This is an initial study of the construct validity of the CES focusing on validity in a heterogeneous group of carers in the UK. METHODS: The CES was included in a cross-sectional quality of life survey conducted in a UK city in 2010. The survey included a number of questions about the characteristics of the carer, care recipient, caring situation and motivation for caring. Hypotheses..

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