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Table 4 Correlates of care staff QUALID ratings (n = 105)

From: Care staff and family member perspectives on quality of life in people with very severe dementia in long-term care: a cross-sectional study

Resident personal information Resident questionnaire ratings Care staff personal information and ratings (n = 64)
  QUALID staff member score p   QUALID staff member score p   QUALID staff member score p
Age -.148 .132 BASOLL self-care score .256** .008 Care staff member’s age -.113 .375
Male -.065 .507 BASOLL memory and orientation score .119 .226 Staff male .230 .067
Time in care home (months) -.080 .415 BASOLL challenging behaviour score .362** <.001 Staff ethnicity .275* .028
FAST stage .208* .033 BASOLL mood score .356** <.001 Foreign language .305* .014
Antipsychotic medication .170 .083 BASOLL sensory abilities score .109 .269 Care staff member’s qualifications in care .031 .805
Benzodiazepine medication .315** .001 BASOLL mobility score .138 .160 Time working in care homes (years) -.068 .593
Hypnotic medication (other than benzodiazepine) -.079 .424 GADS score (n = 96) -.146 .156 Time working in this care home (years) -.124 .329
Antidepressant medication .027 .781 Positive Response Scale score -.038 .698 GHQ total -.019 .880
Medication for seizures or bipolar disorder .079 .424 AwareCare Responsiveness Index score (n = 72) -.331** .005 MBI emotional exhaustion sub-scale -.233 .064
Number of psychotropic medications .198* .043     MBI depersonalisation sub-scale -.036 .779
Dementia medication .086 .382     MBI personal accomplishment sub-scale -.039 .760
       ADQ hope sub-scale .007 .957
       ADQ person-centredness sub-scale .226 .072
  1. Note. *denotes significant at the p < .05 level; **denotes significant at the p < .01 level.