The Care Giving Burden of Primary Caregiver based on Nursing Needs of Long-term Care lnsurance Grade

노인 장기 요양 보험 등급자의 간호요구에 따른 주 수발자의 부양부담감

  • Received : 2014.05.12
  • Accepted : 2014.09.12
  • Published : 2014.09.30


The purpose of this study was to identify the factors influencing the level of nursing needs of a long-term care service user at home and the care giving burden of a primary caregiver. For this study, data were collected from 152 primary caregivers in J City with self-administered questionnaires and analyzed using multiple regression technique. Among the nursing needs of long-term care giving service users, the level of psychological and social requests was the highest. This study found that two characteristics variables(long-term care insurance benefit level and long-term care giving grade) had difference was statistically significant in physical nursing needs and psychological nursing needs. Out of care giving burden of primary caregivers, physical care giving burden was found to be the highest. Out of factors influencing care giving burden, daily care giving hours was the factor which had strongest influence. Basic living recipients and female primary caregivers showed higher care giving burden. The more care givers there were, the less care giving burden became.


Long-term care;lnsurance Grade;Nursing needs;Caregivers;BurdenKorea Convergence Society


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