1. Needs help / watching all the time (day and night)
2. Cannot be without help/ watching or be left alone at home for more than an hour.
3. Can be left on his/her own at home for several hours but requires accompaniment when leaving home.
4. Needs some help at home and sometimes needs to be accompanied when leaving home.
If there is more than 1 person needing care in the household, the respondent should be told to focus on the person needing the most care when answering this question.