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Table 3 Carers responses to questions about trust in respite

From: Why carers use adult day respite: a mixed method case study

  A lot Somewhat Not at all
Count (%) Count (%) Count (%)
How much does your relative’s enjoyment influence your commitment to them coming to the centre in the future? 45 (92) 4 (8) 0 (0)
Do you ever feel guilty that your relative comes to the centre? 0 (0) 6 (12) 43 (88)
Is care of your relative primarily your responsibility? 38 (78) 9 (18) 2 (4)
How well do you feel you know the staff at the centre? 14 (29) 24 (49) 11 (22)
How much trust do you have in the centre’s care? 46 (94) 3 (6) 0 (0)
Do you think your relative is in ‘safe hands’? 48 (98) 1 (2) 0 (0)
Do you feel the staff are kind? 47 (96) 1 (2) 0 (0)
Do you think the staff know about your relatives/spouse/friend health and family circumstance? 30 (61) 13 (27) 2 (4)
Do you feel the staff listen carefully when you give them information concerning your relative? 36 (74) 7 (14) 1 (2)
Overall, do you enjoy the break? 40 (82) 3 (6) 1 (2)