BACKGROUND: Parkinson's disease (PD) can have substantial effects not only on the quality of life of those diagnosed with the condition but also upon the informal carers who provide support and assistance to them. However, to date no well-validated carer specific quality of life measure has been developed for carers of people with PD. OBJECTIVE: This paper documents the development and validation of a PD specific carer quality of life scale. METHODS: In depth interviews were undertaken with ...Expand abstract
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The development and validation of a quality of life measure for the carers of people with Parkinson's disease (the PDQ-Carer).
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