Semi-structured interview regarding food behaviours and MOW Meals:
On average how many days per week would you eat:
Note: can accept meals eaten less than once/week (e.g.) once/month, and then we can convert to a fraction per week)
- A meal that you made (prepared or cooked) at home?
- A meal prepared by a friend or family member (either at your home or their home?)
- At a club or restaurant?
NOTE If less that 1/week, note the frequency (ie 3 times per month) and enter a decimal value (e.g. ¾ or 0.75)
For each of (c ), (d) and (e) above, ask the client
What would the meal usually include?
Prompts – Soup, main meal, potato, rice/pasta, vegetables, salad, dessert, roll or bread, beverage, alcohol. Anything else?
Meals on Wheels Specific Questions:
|1 a||How many MOW meals do you receive per week? How many times per week do they deliver the MOW meals?|
|Meals/wk: # deliveries/wk:|
|1 b||In general, how often do you order in a week?|
|Number of days/week Never|
|1 c||When do you eat (time of day):|
|Breakfast Lunch Dinner Morning tea/Afternoon tea/Supper|
|1 d||Do you add other food or ingredients from your pantry to the MOW meal?|
|1 e||Would you normally snack between meals? What might that be?|
|2 a||Do you put the meal on a plate before eating it? When?|
|Eat from tray|
|2 b||How do you cook / heat your meals?|
|3 a||Are there times that you have had to throw the meal out?|
|4 a||Is it always the same person that delivers your meal?|
|4 b||Do you chat with them?|
|4 c||Do they:|
|Bring the meal inside|
|Replate the meal|
|Heat the meal|
|Social time||Do you feel that this (meal delivery) is a social time of your day?|
Is there anything else you would like to tell us?
Are there any particular aspects of the MOW meals and service that you like and wouldn’t want to change?
Are there any aspects of the MOW meals and service that you would like to change?