Translation and Reliability Testing of the Instrument Satisfaction with Palliative Care for Patients with End-of-Life Dementia


  • Rattanaporn Siriket -
  • Parichart Piasupun
  • Attakorn Raksasataya


translation methodology, the satisfaction with palliative care thai version, end-of-life dementia


Background and objective:        This paper to describe  translation and reliability of the  Thai version of the Satisfaction with Palliative Care for Patients with End-of-Life Dementia (SWC-EOLD).

Methods: The authors use the back- translation technique and tested with a sample who can only speak Thai. The sample was recruited 30  caregiver of patient with late stage dementia in Muang District, Khon Kaen Province between January 1, 2020 - December 31, 2020. Results: The results revealed that Thai version  is the equivalence to the language content and semantic to the original  version.  Chrobach alphas of  Thai version is 0.711 and  each dimension range  from  0.644 - 0.742 at a significant level .05

Conclusion: The questionnaire is reliable and applicable to the sample population.


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Siriket R, Piasupun P, Raksasataya A. Translation and Reliability Testing of the Instrument Satisfaction with Palliative Care for Patients with End-of-Life Dementia. SRIMEDJ [Internet]. 2022 Oct. 19 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];37(5):533-8. Available from:



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