Timeline Group label Sweep Group Sweep Title Participant age Starts Ends Scale Provision, Receipt, Need? Topic(s) Focus Informant: Multiple rater? Reporting Term Question(s) Response scale Standard instrument? Notes Physical Health Measures
2016 Sweep HSE-1017 January 2016 January 2017 Hours helped by carer Receipt; Participant No Past week

Thinking about [person who helps], in the last week how many hours have they helped you in person with these kinds of tasks?

INTERVIEWER INSTRUCTION: If Home care worker/ Personal Assistant or other care staff ‘live in’/’sleep in’, INCLUDE ALL hours they are on duty]
1 No help in the last week
2 Less than one hour
3 1-4 hours
4 5-9 hours
5 10-19 hours
6 20-34 hours
7 35-49 hours
8 50-99 hours
9 100 hours or more

F HelpHours = don’t know or refusal THEN

Can you tell me whether in the last week your (helper’s name) helped you in person with these tasks for:….READ OUT….

1 Less than 20 hours
2 20-34 hours
3 Or for 35 hours or more?


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