Person-centered care is an important issue globally. One way to stimulate person centeredness is by integrating a preference-based approach. This project creates a German version of the Preferences for Everyday Living Inventory (PELI) by: 1) following ISPOR Task Force recommendations for culturally sensitive translation, and 2) testing the instrument for reliability and feasibility in three different care settings. During the translation process, central considerations are: different care systems and structures, specific wording, phrases, lack of corresponding words, limited comprehensibility, grammatical issues and unfamiliarity with the content meaning of the item.

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Foundation Wohlfahrtspflege North Rhine Westfalia, Germany


Roes, M., Stacke, T., Bergmann, J., & Purwin, D. (2018). Difficulties within the culturally sensitive translation of the PELI. Innovation in Aging, 2(1) 43-43. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igy023.159