COVID-19 Vaccine Survey for Support Workers

Project Details

COVID-19 vaccines are becoming available in Australia. We know there are many questions about the vaccine rollout process especially for prioritised groups. That’s why we want to hear directly from Disability Support Workers who will be able to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the coming months. We have developed a short survey to find out what questions you have, your concerns about timing of the roll-out, what factors may affect your decision to have the vaccine, the information you need and how you would like to receive that information.

What will it achieve?

The findings from the survey will assist government policy makers to effectively communicate and support Disability Support Workers and people with disabilities, during the COVID-19 vaccine rollout this year.

Who can take part?

Support workers for people with disability who work in settings such as group homes, private homes, residential care settings and day programs.

Take the survey

Please share the survey with your family, friends and colleagues who may be eligible. Click on the button below and you will be taken to the survey page.


Further information

This study has been developed by researchers in the Disability and Health Unit, at the University of Melbourne. This is a follow up to our study on how support workers were impacted during COVID-19 in 2020. The COVID-19 and the Disability Support Workforce Research Report can be found here

If you have any questions about the survey, please contact the Project Manager on (03) 9035 4554 or email


Professor Anne Kavanagh
Professor Helen Dickinson

Stefanie Dimov


Centre of Research Excellence in Disability and Health


Melbourne Disability Institute

Research Group

School Research Themes

Disparities, disadvantage and effective health care

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Centre for Health Equity

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