Obtain and Administer TBI-CareQOL Measures

The TBI-CareQOL is the first PRO assessment in caregivers of people with TBI to utilize item banking and CAT methodology. The TBI-CareQOL measures are publicly available free of charge without licensing or royalty fees and are intended for use in research and clinical practice.  

TBI-CareQOL offers two types of instruments:

Short Forms

Fixed set of 3-6 items or questions for one domain.  These can be administered electronically or on paper. Each short forms requires approximately one to two minutes to administer.

Computer Adaptive Tests (CATs)

Items are dynamically selected for administration from an item bank based upon the respondent's previous answers. 

TBI-CareQOL offers two forms of administration:

Computer Administration

TBI-CareQOL computer adaptive tests (CATs) require computer administration.  TBI-CareQOL CATs and short forms are available in:

Paper Administration

See table below.

Best Practices in Administration

IMPORTANT: Please include a citation for any TBI-CareQOL measures used in publications. If using a short form, please cite the publication describing the development of the full item bank. Citation information can be found HERE