My name is Stephanie Berannder and I am a doctoral student in the College of Education and Leadership at Cardinal Stritch University. I am performing a study on the services used by caregivers of HD patients and resources that improve the quality of life of those caregivers.
Would you be willing to fill out the attached survey on caregiving for HD patients? The survey should require no more that 25 minutes to complete. When finished, please place the survey in the enclosed self addressed, stamped envelope or if completing on-line, press the submit button.
All responses to the questions will remain confidential.
I do not foresee any potential risks (physical, psychological, legal, etc) associated with your participation in the study since your answers will remain confidential.
Participation is Voluntary: You are not obligated to fill out this survey. If you choose not to participate, please mail the blank survey back to the researcher. However, filling out this survey indicates that you are giving your informed consent to be a participant in this study.
Use of Your Information: The information obtained will be used for the purpose of completing the dissertation.
If you are interested in the results of this study (which should be completed by August 2013, please contact Stephanie Bernander via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for your participation in this research study.
This research has been approved by Cardinal Stritch University Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Participants for a period of 18 months.