Survey Administration

Getting a picture of the health risks of older adults requires asking specific questions.  The Health Indicators Risk Identification Survey Tool was designed with this in mind, and is organized by domains with corresponding indicators to give you a picture of:

The survey tool is easy to use and takes approximately 15-20 minutes for trained staff members to administer once they have gained some experience with the process.

Training Materials
To ensure high quality and consistency of the information collected, all staff should be trained on administering the survey. We have developed the following training materials to help staff understand the survey questions and become comfortable asking them:

Health Indicators survey tool

Survey training agenda

Tips on filling out the survey correctly

Sample introductory language

Guide to answering health insurance questions


For more information about the content and development of the survey and database, read About the Health Indicators Risk Identification Survey Tool.