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The Equity Perception Scale - Intellectual Disability Services (EPS-IDS) : evaluating the reliability and validity of a new measure. / Disley, Philip; Hatton, Chris; Dagnan, Dave.

In: Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, Vol. 38, No. 4, 12.2013, p. 292-300.

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Disley, Philip ; Hatton, Chris ; Dagnan, Dave. / The Equity Perception Scale - Intellectual Disability Services (EPS-IDS) : evaluating the reliability and validity of a new measure. In: Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability. 2013 ; Vol. 38, No. 4. pp. 292-300.

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abstract = "Background The aim of this paper was to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Equity Perception Scale - Intellectual Disability Services (EPS-IDS), a detailed measure of staff equity perceptions in services for people with intellectual disability (ID). The EPS-IDS contains 3 relationship indices that assess staff relationships with their employing organisation, their co-workers, and service users. Method Postal questionnaires were used to collect quantitative data from a purposive sample of ID service staff. Results The EPS-IDS was found to have good internal consistency reliability. The overall test-retest reliability of the measure, however, was found to be less satisfactory. With the exception of the co-worker relationship index, the EPS-IDS indices were found to have promising validity. Conclusions The findings from the study suggest that the EPS-IDS shows some promise as a measure of the equity perceptions of ID service staff. Further refinements to the relationship indices, however, may be required.",
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