Brief Assessment Scale for Caregivers (BASC)
How Much Stress is Caregiving Giving You?
Many people, like you, take care of either a relative or a friend who cannot
care for himself or herself because of illness. Caregiving can be a great
responsibility and may take much time and effort. As a result, caregiving can
make a caregiver feel tired, or stressed, or even angry or depressed.
How much is caregiving affecting you? Find out by taking this survey. After you
submit your responses, you will get a report with advice on what you can do to
feel better and internet resources that may help.
your relative or friend's
illness, how much have you...?
Please rate your distress during this past month:
Please rate whether you agree or disagree with each of these
statements as it applies to you in your care of
your relative or friend this