Frequently Asked Questions
Does TBI-CareQOL need to be licensed?
No, it does not need to be licensed.
Who should complete the TBI-CareQOL measures?
The TBI-CareQOL measures should only be completed by caregivers of an individual with traumatic brain injury (TBI). They should be completed without assistance from anyone else. There are no data for using the TBI-CareQOL measures as a proxy assessment.
Can I modify the TBI-CareQOL items?
No modifications should be made to the text and responses of the TBI-CareQOL items. The text and responses of TBI-CareQOL items cannot be altered in any way and still be considered an TBI-CareQOL item. If users modify the items, they cannot refer to these modified items as TBI-CareQOL. There are no data to determine whether or not a modified version would have the same psychometric properties as the original TBI-CareQOL item.
Can TBI-CareQOL be administered electronically?
Yes, the short forms can be built and used in your electronic format. At this time, the computer adaptive tests can only be administered through REDCap or the Assessment Center API. As described above, no modifications should be made to the text and responses of the TBI-CareQOL items.
If the items are administered electronically in our own system, do you need to review the form build?
No, we do not need to review the form build.
Can TBI-CareQOL be administered on paper?
What is the original source of language of the assessment?
Are there available certified translations?
There are no certified translations of the TBI-CareQOL measures at this time.