A GLOBAL RESPONSE TO ELDER ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Annex 1: Focus groups research protocol
Twelve questions for a suspicion index:
Do you usually feel lonely?
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We only have about 5–10 minutes for each question; here is what we would like your thoughts on:
How important is this item in detecting elder abuse?
How do you like the wording of the question? Are there any words that cause prob- lems? What could they be replaced with?
Is there redundancy within the question?
Do you think having several issues in one question is too complicated or problematic in any way?
Is the wording too long – how might it be rephrased?
You may now turn the page to Question 2