* 1. Do you work split shifts?

* 2. Do you work...? (Please tick all that apply)

* 3. What time do you start your first shift of the day?

* 4. What time do you stop for a break?

* 5. What time do you start your second shift of the day?

* 6. What time do you finish for the day?

* 7. How long is your break between shifts?

* 8. How often do you have time to go home in this break?

* 9. If you don't have time, why is this?

* 10. Do you ever have long gaps between calls? (Not a scheduled break) 

* 11. If yes, how long is this gap usually?

* 12. Do you get paid for this time?

* 13. Do you have time to go home?

* 14. If you can't go home during a break, what do you do instead?

* 15. How does this impact on your life?

* 16. We are looking to speak to care workers on this topic for an article in Community Care, the online social care publication. Your identity would not be revealed. If you are happy to be contacted please put your name and a telephone number or email address in the comment box.

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