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4704.0 - The Health and Welfare of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 29/04/2008   
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APPENDIX 2006 CENSUS QUESTIONS ON CORE ACTIVITY NEED FOR ASSISTANCE AND UNPAID ASSISTANCE TO A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY


CORE ACTIVITY NEED FOR ASSISTANCE

A1.1 HOUSEHOLD FORM


20 Does the person ever need someone to help with, or be with them, for self care activities?
For example: doing everyday activities such as eating, showering, dressing or toileting.
Yes, always
Yes, sometimes
No
21 Does the person ever need someone to help with, or be with them, for body movement activities?
For example: getting out of bed, moving around at home or at places away from home.
Yes, always
Yes, sometimes
No
22 Does the person ever need someone to help with, or be with them, for communication activities?
For example: understanding, or being understood, by others.
Yes, always
Yes, sometimes
No
23 What are the reasons for the need for assistance or supervision shown in questions 20, 21 or 22?
No need for help or supervision
Short-term health condition (lasting less than six months)
Long-term health condition (lasting six months or more)
Disability (lasting six months or more)
Old or young age
Difficulty with English language
Other cause

A1.2 INTERVIEWER HOUSEHOLD FORM


26 Does the person ever need someone to help them do everyday things such as eating, washing themselves, dressing or using the toilet?
Yes, always
Yes, sometimes
No
27 Does the person ever need someone to help them move around?
For example: getting out of bed, walking, climbing stairs, getting out of a chair.
Yes, always
Yes, sometimes
No
28 Does the person ever need someone to help with understanding other people, or being understood by other people?
Yes, always
Yes, sometimes
No
29 Why does the person need help in the areas shown in questions 26, 27 and 28?
No need for help or supervision
Short-term health condition (lasting less than six months)
Long-term health condition (lasting six months or more)
Disability (lasting six months or more)
Old or young age
Difficulty with English language
Other cause



UNPAID ASSISTANCE TO A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY

A1.3 HOUSEHOLD FORM


49 In the last two weeks did the person spend time providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family members or others because of a disability, a long-term illness or problems related to old age?
No, did not provide unpaid care, help or assistance
Yes, provided unpaid care, help or assistance sometimes

A1.4 INTERVIEWER HOUSEHOLD FORM


52 In the last two weeks did the person spend time providing unpaid care, help or assistance to family members or others because of a disability, a long-term illness or problems related to old age?
Record persons who receive a carers benefit in the 'Yes, provided unpaid care, help or assistance' box.
Ad hoc help or assistance, such as shopping, should only be included if the person needs this sort of assistance because of his/her condition.
Do not include work done through a voluntary organisation or group.
No, did not provide unpaid care, help or assistance
Yes, provided unpaid care, help or assistance sometimes



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