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.

Twenty three per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has increased options for referral to mental health services for individuals using their service. Thirty five per cent disagreed with this statement. Thirty three per cent were unsure and eight per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
3
6%
Agree
8
17%
Unsure
16
33%
Disagree
12
25%
Strongly disagree
5
10%
Did not respond
4
8%
Grand total
48
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
2
0
0
0
1
3
Agree
2
2
0
1
3
8
Unsure
7
4
2
1
2
16
Disagree
4
3
0
3
2
12
Strongly disagree
1
2
0
0
2
5
Did not respond
0
0
1
1
2
4
Grand total
16
11
3
6
12
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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.

Forty two per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has had no real impact on the client group that their service works with. Twenty three per cent disagreed with this statement. Twenty five per cent were unsure and 10 per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
6
13%
Agree
14
29%
Unsure
12
25%
Disagree
7
15%
Strongly disagree
4
8%
Did not respond
5
10%
Grand total
48
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
2
2
0
1
1
6
Agree
6
3
0
3
2
14
Unsure
4
3
2
1
2
12
Disagree
1
1
0
0
5
7
Strongly disagree
2
2
0
0
0
4
Did not respond
1
0
1
1
2
5
Grand total
16
11
3
6
12
48

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

Only two per cent agreed with the statement that their service receives many referrals from Better Access providers. Sixty seven per cent disagreed with this statement. Twenty three per cent were unsure and eight per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
1
2%
Unsure
11
23%
Disagree
12
25%
Strongly disagree
20
42%
Did not respond
4
8%
Grand total
48
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
1
0
0
0
0
1
Unsure
4
2
1
1
3
11
Disagree
3
4
0
2
3
12
Strongly disagree
8
5
1
2
4
20
Did not respond
0
0
1
1
2
4
Grand total
16
11
3
6
12
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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.

Thirty three 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. Thirty two per cent disagreed with this statement. Twenty five per cent were unsure and 10 per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
2
4%
Agree
14
29%
Unsure
12
25%
Disagree
8
17%
Strongly disagree
7
15%
Did not respond
5
10%
Grand total
48
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
1
0
0
0
1
2
Agree
5
3
1
2
3
14
Unsure
3
1
1
2
5
12
Disagree
3
4
0
1
0
8
Strongly disagree
3
3
0
0
1
7
Did not respond
1
0
1
1
2
5
Grand total
16
11
3
6
12
48

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.

Only two per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access providers work well with their service to provide coordinated care to clients using both services. Fifty two per cent disagreed with this statement. Thirty eight per cent were unsure and eight per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Agree
1
2%
Unsure
18
38%
Disagree
13
27%
Strongly disagree
12
25%
Did not respond
4
8%
Grand total
48
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
Total
Agree
1
0
0
0
0
1
Unsure
7
3
1
2
5
18
Disagree
5
3
0
3
2
13
Strongly disagree
3
5
1
0
3
12
Did not respond
0
0
1
1
2
4
Grand total
16
11
3
6
12
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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.

Two per cent agreed with the statement that Better Access has reduced their organisation's ability to recruit and retain occupational therapists. Forty six per cent disagreed with this statement. Forty four per cent were unsure and eight per cent did not respond.
RespondentsPer cent
Strongly agree
1
2%
Unsure
21
44%
Disagree
11
23%
Strongly disagree
11
23%
Did not respond
4
8%
Grand total
48
100%
Respondents
Metropolitan
Respondents
Regional
Respondents
Remote
Respondents
Rural
Respondents
Statewide
Respondents
Total
Strongly agree
1
0
0
0
0
1
Unsure
5
5
2
4
5
21
Disagree
5
1
1
2
2
11
Strongly disagree
5
3
0
0
3
11
Did not respond
0
2
0
0
2
4
Grand total
16
11
3
6
12
48