Global Behavior Scale (GBS)

Developers: Grosch, Medvene & Wolcott, 2008

Year of publication: 2008

Date last updated: 7 June 2024

Setting in which the tool was originally developed/validated: Geriatric nursing

Restriction to setting(s): Not specified

Target group: Geriatric nursing care

Language(s): English

Specific constructs/behaviours:

Patient-centered caregiving behavior

Tool topics:

General communication behavior / Overall communication behavior
Patient-centered communication

Intended application: Education, Research

Reference(s) to development/validation paper(s):

Lann-Wolcott H, Medvene LJ, Williams K. Measuring the person-centeredness of caregivers working with nursing home residents with dementia. Behav Ther. 2011 Mar;42(1):89-99. doi: 10.1016/j.beth.2010.02.005.

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Tool/manual available: Yes. (N/A)