Please take a little time to fill in the questionnaire presented to us by our guest speakers last week. They are trying to find out how to improve the service here in Port Lincoln and as some of us may soon need this service it is a golden opportunity to have your thoughts heard. We told the girls that we would participate in the questionnaire so please fill it in.  If you like you can send it back to me or send it direct to
We are 4th year OT students from the University of South Australia. We are here in Port Lincoln for 9 weeks working with Domiciliary Care on a community development project. Domiciliary Care provides home-based services that aim to help people who need assistance to live at home and to be as independent and supported as possible.
We are interested in hearing your thoughts and opinions in relation to the questions below. Please refer to our information sheet for more information about the project.
  1. On a scale of 1-10, how important is independence to you, and why?
  1. How do you know if you are independent?
  1. What may stop or inhibit someone from being independent?
  1. Have you had any experience with Domiciliary Care services? If yes, please describe your experience.
  1. What do you know about the eligibility for Domiciliary Care services?
  1. Can anything be improved with the current Domiciliary Care services?
  1. How would you like to access information about services?
  1. What would you like to know more about, in relation to Domiciliary Care? 
  1. Would you be interested in learning about assistive equipment to help at home?
  1. Do you know of the tasks that Domiciliary Care cleaning assistance provide? If yes, please describe.
  1. If you were receiving Domiciliary Care cleaning assistance, what would you expect the clean to involve?