The 72-question survey is organized to give you a picture of:
- The demographics of the older adults surveyed,
- Their access to and use of health care services,
- Their use of prevention and screening services and engagement in health promotion activities, and
- The kinds of health conditions the surveyed adults have and how well they feel those conditions are being managed.
The survey tool is easy to use and takes approximately 15-20 minutes for trained staff members to administer once they have gained some experience with the process.
To ensure the high quality and consistency of the information collected, all staff should be trained on administering the survey. We have developed the following training materials to help staff understand the survey questions and become comfortable asking them: