Please select any of the links below to view our publications on the development and validation of the CSNAT and its use in practice to support family carers. Info-graphics provide a summary of the key findings from each publication.
Development of a Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) for end-of-life care practice at home: A qualitative study. Palliative Medicine. 2013; 27(3):244-256.
The Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) for Use in Palliative and End-of-life Care at Home: A Validation Study. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. 2013;46(3):395-405.
The role of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) in palliative home care: qualitative study of practitioners’ perspectives of its impact and mechanisms of action. Palliative Medicine. 2015;30(4):392-400.
Supporting family caregivers to identify their own needs in end of life care: Qualitative findings from a stepped wedge cluster trial. Palliative Medicine. 2015;29(6):508-517.
Developing a person-centred approach to carer assessment and support. British Journal of Community Nursing. 2015;20(12); 580-584.
Factors influencing practitioner adoption of carer-led assessment in palliative homecare: A qualitative study of the use of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT). PLoS ONE 2017;12(6): e0179287. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179287
Who cares for the carers at hospital discharge at end of life? A qualitative study of current practice in discharge planning and the potential value of using The Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) Approach. Palliative Medicine 2018; 32(5): 939-949.
The influence of context and practitioner attitudes on implementation of person-centred assessment and support for family carers within palliative care. Worldviews on Evidence Based Nursing. 2018;15(5):377-385.
Facilitating successful implementation of a person-centred intervention to support family carers within palliative care: a qualitative study of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool (CSNAT) intervention. BMC Palliative Care 2018;17:129.