We are looking for people have responsibility for caring for elderly/senior family members to take part in an interesting research.
You will both be required to keep a 7-day diary and then take part in 2 in-home interviews ( one for up to 6 hours and another for up to 3 hours with the person you care for).
Diary and in-home interview
£250.00 for carer and £100 for the senior who you care for
Please answer the questions below.
Working status i.e., Student, Full time working, part time working etc.
Which senior/elderly member of your family do you care for?
Which of the following applies to you?
I live with the person I care for in the same home and provide regular support throughout the week
The person I care for lives independently, but I provide support more than twice per week including tasks such as cleaning, cooking, laundry, help with medication, taking to appointments, etc
I am mainly involved in organising logistics over the phone
How far away does the person you care for live (if not living with you)?
Do you take care of the financial matters for the person you care for? Yes/No?
Does the person you care for have health issues? I.e. hard of hearing, mobility issues, visual impairments, etc
Does the person you care for use any voice activated technology or smart home technology such as Alexa, Hive thermostat, etc? If yes, please tell us what they use
Does the person you care for have any signs of dementia? Yes/No?
Does the person help care for require 24-hour nursing care? Yes/No?
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
Unfortunately, it is impossible to reply to all emails or phone messages. We receive lots of responses to researches that are emailed out. You will be contacted by phone if your application is successful. However, we apologise if you do not hear from us, but please keep trying for future projects that are sent out.