Health Care Empowerment Questionnaire (HCEQ)

Health Care Empowerment Questionnaire (HCEQ)
Gagnon et al.‚ 2006
 
(1) That you and your loved ones decide the need for the health care and services?
(2) That you and your loved ones decide the type of health care and services received?
(3) That you and your loved ones decide the amount of health care and services?
(4) That you are able to talk to a professional to answer your questions?
(5) That your choices are respected?
(6) That you obtain all the information you want?
(7) That you get the help you need?
(8) That you ask for explanations?
(9) That you ask questions?
(10) That you ask for advice?
 
a) Involvement in decision; b) Degree of control; c) Involvement in interactions
 
 
Did you feel that . . .: 1=Not at all‚ 2= Somewhat‚ 3= Very much‚ 4= Extremely
How important is it that . . .: 1=Not important at all‚ 2= Slightly important‚ 3= Very important‚ 4= Extremely important
This instrument can be found at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/26322285 & Simmons C. A.‚ Lehmann P. (eds).  Google Scholar
 

Gagnon‚ M.‚ Hébert‚ R.‚ Dubé‚ M.‚ & Dubois‚ M. (2006). Development and validation of an instrument measuring individual empowerment in relation to personal health care: The Health Care Empowerment Questionnaire (HCEQ). American Journal of Health Promotion‚ 20(6)‚ 429–435.

Hébert‚ R.J.‚ Gagnon‚ A.M.‚ Rennick‚ J.E.‚ & O'Loughlin‚ J.L. (2009). A Systematic Review of Questionnaires Measuring Health-Related Empowerment. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice‚ 23(2)‚ 107-132.

Gagnon et al.‚ (2006). The Health Care Empowerment Questionnaire (HCEQ). In: Simmons C. A.‚ Lehmann P. (eds). Tools for strengths-based assessment and evaluation‚ New York‚ NY: Springer‚ pp. 364-365. (2013). Google Scholar

Cyril‚ Sheila.‚ Smith‚ B. J.‚ Renzaho‚ Andre M. N. (2015). Systematic review of empowerment measures in health promotion.  Health Promot Int‚ 31 (4): 809-826. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1093/heapro/dav059