Consumer Interviews about Personal Assistance Worker Skills

Now through the end of 2016, consumer interviews about Personal Assistance Worker Skills are being conducted by University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Community Living Policy Center. If you are you a person with a disability or someone who gets help with certain tasks at home, such as dressing, grooming, eating, and toileting, then they are interested in talking to people who use paid personal assistance workers to help with these and other types of daily tasks at home.

Researchers at the UCSF Community Living Policy Center want to ask you about your paid personal assistance worker (examples: attendant, caregiver, home care provider, personal or home care aide, home health aide).

They will be conducting a research study involving interviews to find out more about:

  • The role of your personal assistance worker
  • How he or she assists you
  • The responsibilities and skills your personal assistance worker has or you would like him or her to have

It is their hope that over time this research study will help to inform policy-makers about the role of personal assistance workers in the lives of people with disabilities who wish to receive long-term services and supports in their homes and communities.

Phone interviews will last approximately 30-45 minutes. Participants will receive a $25 Target gift card. For more information or to participate, please email or call toll-free and leave a voice mail message: Voice mail: 1-844-771-4PAS (1-844-771-4727) or Email: [email protected]