We are looking for people aged 60-80 to take part in an in home discussion for 75 minutes about bathrooms.
There will be a pre task to complete prior to the research.
Thursday 4th June 2015
During the day. Time to be arranged.
Please answer the questions below.
Working status i.e. part time, retired, etc…
Which of the following brackets does your household income fall?
Married or living with a long term partner
Separated/divorced and not currently married/not living with a long term partner
Widowed and not currently married/not living with a long term partner
Single/not living with a partner but not separated/divorced or widowed
Who do you live with in your household?
Which of the following describes your living accommodation?
Retirement community/village i.e. in which you own/rent your own home/flat and live independently and look after yourselves
Own property with or without mortgage
Assisted living facility
Other – Please specify
How much freedom do you have in decisions about changing plumbing products/bathrooms/kitchens in your home?
I could change them anytime I want to
I could change them but would need approval from the landlord
There are strict rules forbidding these kind of changes to my home
Which of the following statements best describes you and your current state of health?
I am active with no health issues that keep me from doing everything I like to do
Active but with some minor/occasional health issues i.e. arthritis or back problems that keep me from doing everything I do
I have a partner who helps me with personal care tasks like getting dressed or remembering which medications to take but I am mostly independent for daily activities
I have an adult son/daughter who helps me with personal care tasks like getting dressed or remembering which medications to take but I am mostly independent for daily activities
I have either a live in or part time nurse to help me with daily tasks/health issues
I am physically disabled or have a serious health condition.
Please think about the types of kitchen/bathroom products that might provide you with extra support, additional safety or are designed to be easier to use, particularly as people get older i.e. grab bars raised toilet seats, lever style tap handles, and shower with a bench/seat. Which of the following statements best describes your thoughts about these products?
I do not even think about them
I know I may need them someday but I have not started researching them yet
I have researched them a bit but I have not bought any yet
I have bought them
How many bathrooms do you have in your home?
Which of the following do you have?
Bathroom/s including a bath and a separate shower cubicle
Bathroom/s including a bath only
Bathroom/s including a shower or has a shower in the bath
No bath or shower in the bathroom
Which of the following statements best describes you?
I have remodelled the bathroom in my home in the last 5 years
I plan to remodel the bathroom in the next 5 years
I am not planning to remodel the bathroom in the next 5 years and have not done so in the last 5 years
Which of the following brands of bathroom/kitchen products do you currently have in your home?
Please forward this on to anyone you know who may be interested.
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