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Table 8 Questionnaire version 2.0 modifications to response options

From: Developing a proxy version of the Adult social care outcome toolkit (ASCOT)

Item/domain Response options ASCOT-SCT4 version (‘adequate’) Alternative version (‘enough’)
Food and drink No needs Some needs High-level needs Gets adequate food and drink at OK times. Doesn’t always get adequate or timely food and drink.
Doesn’t always get adequate or timely food and drink, and there is a risk to his/her health.
Gets enough food and drink at OK times.
Doesn’t always get enough or timely food and drink.
Doesn’t always get enough or timely food and drink, and there is a risk to his/her health.
Accommodation comfort and cleanliness No needs Is adequately clean and comfortable. Is clean and comfortable enough.
Personal cleanliness and comfort No needs
Some needs
Adequately clean and presentable.
Less than adequately clean or presentable.
Clean and presentable enough.
Not clean or presentable enough.
Social participation and involvement No needs Adequate social contact with people. Enough social contact with people.
Control over daily life No needs Adequate control over his/her daily life. Enough control over his/her daily life.
Personal safety No needs
Some needs
Adequately safe, but not as safe as s/he would like.
Less than adequately safe.
Safe, (but not as safe as s/he would like).
Not safe enough