Home care clients and families invited to join discussion group

Home Care clients and families invited to join discussion groups  

How will research be conducted?   

Research will be conducted in two stages which will include discussion groups, telephone interviews and an online survey.  

Stage 1 – Discussion Groups 

The discussion groups will be held at the SSC Tony Quinlan Respite Centre, the SCC Donovan Respite Centre and the Bunbury ECU campus.  Each group will run for approximately 2 – 2.5 hours.  Light refreshments will be provided.  SCC (WA) can also assist with transport if required. 

The options for the discussion group are as follows:  


  • 22 May 2023 – 3pm – 5pm at the SCC Tony Quinlan Respite Centre 
  • 24 May 2023 – 3pm – 5pm at the SCC Donovan Respite Centre 


  • 29 May 2023 – 10am to 12pm at the ECU Bunbury Campus 

ECU’s research team will be contacting clients to participate in the research groups.  To register your interest in attending a focus group, click this link:  
Register for a Home Care Focus Group.   

Stage 2 – Telephone Interviews and Online Surveys

During June and July 2023, clients will also be invited to participate in a telephone survey.  An online survey will also be sent to family caregivers by email to complete.

To register and find out more, you can either contact:

  • SCC (WA) client engagement team (telephone): 1300 669 189; or 
  • ECU SAGE Lab (email): sagelab@ecu.edu.au

Thank you for your support in helping us to encourage our clients and families to share their opinions about our care and services.

If you require more information about the research program, please contact:

Contact the researchers at ECU’s Social Ageing (SAGE) Futures Lab email sagelab@ecu.edu.au or register: Register for a Home Care Discussion Group

ECU SAGE Futures Lab research support to Southern Cross Care (WA) is in accordance with the Australian Heath Ethics Committee

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