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Table 3 Factor loadings of items on the scales for satisfaction of informal caregivers with the care provided to care recipients

From: A quasi-experimental study of the effects of an integrated care intervention for the frail elderly on informal caregivers’ satisfaction with care and support

Scales
Items Care arrangements Information/involvement Personal interaction Professionalism Client-centeredness Sufficient assistance
Professionals use care plan .843      
Professionals coordinate visits .739      
Professionals adhere to arrangements .693      
Time of visits is suitable .653      
Professionals involve care recipient in decisions   .829     
Professionals provide sufficient information   .804     
Care recipient understands information   .683     
Professionals evaluate care process frequently   .590     
Professionals coordinate care tasks    .767    
Professionals respond adequately to questions    .707    
Professionals are attentive to needs    .691    
Professionals are polite    .684    
Professionals have sufficient time    .612    
Professionals know needs of care recipient     .809   
Professionals are careful with belongings     .791   
Professionals collaborate well with others     .766   
Professionals provide good quality of care     .758   
Professionals are attentive to changes in health      .861  
Professionals are attentive to overall well-being      .833  
Professionals take functional ability into account      .794  
Professionals provide care according to wishes      .597  
Professionals help sufficiently with administrative affairs       .909
Professionals pay sufficient attention to safety       .849
Professionals help sufficiently with finding activities       .798
Professionals provide sufficient (emotional) support       .772
The care recipient receives sufficient care       .691
KMO .666 .711 .768 .721 .716 .812
Bartlett’s Chi-square test 27.664*** 23.591** 34.417*** 51.327*** 61.764*** 42.232***
Eigenvalue 2.164 2.147 2.410 2.441 2.423 3.259
% variance 54% 54% 48% 61% 61% 65%
α T0 .71 .68 .71 .78 .78 .85
α T1 .73 .77 .80 .86 .78 .75
  1. **p < 0.005; ***p < 0.000.