To what extent do you agree with the following statement:

Q20. Better Access has increased options for referral to mental health services for individuals using my service

Q21. Better Access has had no real impact on the client group that my service works with

Q22. My service receives many referrals from Better Access providers

Q23. My service encourages many patients to contact their GP to request a referral to allied health services through Better Access

Q24. Better Access providers work well with my service to provide coordinated care to clients using both services

Q25. Better Access has reduced my organisation's ability to recruit and retain occupational therapists

Q20. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Better Access has increased options for referral to mental health services for individuals using my service.

Sixty three per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has increased options for referral to mental health services for individuals using their service. Eighteen per cent disagreed with this statement. Eighteen per cent were unsure.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
48
21%
Agree
97
42%
Unsure
41
18%
Disagree
26
11%
Strongly disagree
16
7%
Did not respond
1
0%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
29
10
0
5
3
1
48
Agree
62
18
1
12
4
0
97
Unsure
27
7
0
4
3
0
41
Disagree
15
5
2
1
3
0
26
Strongly disagree
12
1
1
2
0
0
16
Did not respond
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229
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Q21. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Better Access has had no real impact on the client group that my service works with.

Twenty six per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has had no real impact on the client group that their service works with. Fifty three per cent disagreed with this statement. Nineteen per cent were unsure and two per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
15
7%
Agree
44
19%
Unsure
43
19%
Disagree
81
35%
Strongly disagree
42
18%
Did not respond
4
2%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
11
2
0
1
1
0
15
Agree
28
9
2
4
1
0
44
Unsure
28
10
0
4
1
0
43
Disagree
51
13
0
10
6
1
81
Strongly disagree
25
7
1
5
4
0
42
Did not respond
2
0
1
0
0
1
4
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229

Q22. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: My service receives many referrals from Better Access providers.

Twenty per cent agreed with the statement that their service receives many referrals from Better Access providers. Sixty per cent disagreed with this statement. Nineteen per cent were unsure and one per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
10
4%
Agree
36
16%
Unsure
44
19%
Disagree
66
29%
Strongly disagree
70
31%
Did not respond
3
1%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
6
2
1
1
0
0
10
Agree
23
9
0
2
2
0
36
Unsure
26
9
0
8
1
0
44
Disagree
42
10
2
5
6
1
66
Strongly disagree
46
11
1
8
4
0
70
Did not respond
2
0
0
0
0
1
3
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229
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Q23. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: My service encourages many patients to contact their GP to request a referral to allied health services through Better Access.

Fifty four per cent agreed with the statement that their service encourages many patients to contact their GP to request a referral to allied health services through Better Access. Twenty two per cent disagreed with this statement. Twenty three per cent were unsure and one per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
40
17%
Agree
84
37%
Unsure
52
23%
Disagree
34
15%
Strongly disagree
16
7%
Did not respond
3
1%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
24
9
1
3
2
1
40
Agree
57
12
2
8
5
0
84
Unsure
34
8
1
7
2
0
52
Disagree
17
11
0
3
3
0
34
Strongly disagree
11
1
0
3
1
0
16
Did not respond
2
0
0
0
0
1
3
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229

Q24. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Better Access providers work well with my service to provide coordinated care to clients using both services.

Thirty per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access providers work well with their service to provide coordinated care to clients using both services. Forty per cent disagreed with this statement. Twenty eight per cent were unsure and one per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
21
9%
Agree
49
21%
Unsure
65
28%
Disagree
60
26%
Strongly disagree
32
14%
Did not respond
2
1%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
11
6
0
1
2
1
11
Agree
26
12
0
8
3
0
26
Unsure
47
9
1
6
2
0
47
Disagree
37
11
2
6
4
0
37
Strongly disagree
23
3
1
3
2
0
23
Did not respond
1
0
0
0
0
1
1
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229
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Q25. To what extent do you agree with the following statement: Better Access has reduced my organisation's ability to recruit and retain occupational therapists.

Six per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has reduced their organisation's ability to recruit and retain occupational therapists. Thirty eight per cent disagreed with this statement. Fifty one per cent were unsure and five per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
5
2%
Agree
9
4%
Unsure
117
51%
Disagree
45
20%
Strongly disagree
41
18%
Did not respond
12
5%
Grand total
229
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
(blank)
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
4
0
0
1
0
0
5
Agree
7
2
0
0
0
0
9
Unsure
75
22
1
13
6
0
117
Disagree
29
9
2
2
3
0
45
Strongly disagree
24
7
1
6
2
1
41
Did not respond
6
1
0
2
2
1
12
Grand total
145
41
4
24
13
2
229