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Title: Cultural Adaptation and Validation of the Quality of Dying in Long-Term Care Scale (QoD-LTC) for Spanish Nursing Homes.
Authors: Puente-Fernández, Daniel
Jimeno-Ucles, Rosel
Mota-Romero, Emilio
Roldán, Concepción
Froggatt, Katherine
Montoya-Juárez, Rafael
Keywords: long-term care;nursing homes;palliative care;quality indicators;quality of health care;terminal care
metadata.dc.subject.mesh: Cross-Sectional Studies
Long-Term Care
Nursing Homes
Reproducibility of Results
Surveys and Questionnaires
Issue Date: 16-May-2021
Abstract: There is a need for instruments that can evaluate the psychosocial quality of dying in nursing homes. The aim of this study was to adapt and validate the Quality of Dying in Long-Term Care scale (QoD-LTC) to the Spanish context. Descriptive cross-sectional study. Fourteen nurses from 7 facilities in southern Spain assessed 153 residents who died in the centers; validity, reliability, and feasibility were evaluated. The Spanish version consists of 11 items with acceptable reliability (α = 0.681). Three factors model was validated by principal components analysis. A mean of 180.62 (SD = 86.66) seconds is needed to fill it in. An inter-observer 0.753 (95% CI: 0.391-0.900, p The QoD-LTC scale presents an adequate factorial structure, internal consistency, and feasibility to evaluate psychosocial quality of dying in nursing homes. It can be used as a quality indicator.
metadata.dc.identifier.doi: 10.3390/ijerph18105287
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