Caregiver Strain IndexJuly 3 1983
The Caregiver Strain Index (CSI) is a tool that can be used to quickly identify families with potential caregiving concerns.
It is a 13-question tool that measures strain related to care provision, covering: Employment, Financial, Physical, Social and Time.
Positive responses to seven or more items on the index indicate a greater level of strain.
The Caregiver Strain Index can be used to assess individuals of any age who have assumed the role of caregiver for an older adult.
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