Taiwan

National Health Research Institutes

Taipei

Services Offered

Our research team is working on a national research project about home health care.

SPICT Uses

Our research team is working on a national research project about home health care. We are translating SPICT into a traditional Chinese version as we would like to use SPICT to survey our population.

National Health Research Institutes

Zhunan, Miaoli County 350

Services Offered

National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan Society of Home Health Care, and Kaohsiung Medical University in Taiwan have conducted “Home-based Longitudinal Investigation of the Multidisciplinary Team Integrated Care (HOLISTIC)” study. The 600 eligible patient-caregiver dyads will be recruited and followed with comprehensive quantitative assessments during six home visits over two years.

SPICT Uses

We went through procedures for forward-backwards translations of SPICT Traditional Chinese version and the review by professionals in palliative care and home healthcare. All items in this structured questionnaire were piloted among home healthcare patients via face-to-face interviews for the feasibility testing. The validation study is undergone and the SPICT-TC will be applied in the HOLISTIC study.