Variable Details:

Source:

Shyu, Yea-Ing Lotus (2002), "A Conceptual Framework for Understanding the Process of Family Caregiving to Frail Elders in Taiwan", Research in Nursing and health, 25, 111-121.
[Endnote]


Variable



Definition:

  • The degree to which the caregiver’s self-expectations appear realistic.


Item(s):

  • The caregiver's expectations for her/his attitudes toward caregiving (such as being patient, doing one's best, being loving, etc.) are realistic.


Citations:

  • Shyu, Y.I., P. Archbold, and M. Imle (1998), "Finding a balance point: A process central to understanding family caregiving in Taiwanese families.", Research in Nursing and health, 21, 261-270. [Endnote]