Quality of Life Study

What is quality of life like during the COVID-19 pandemic?


Thank you for taking part in the study.

Here are some materials that you can use to help you improve your quality of life. Just click on the links - there are lots of tips for how to manage your quality of life. You can come back to this page to link to more items or use the links on the left hand side of the page.

Physical health:

  • Pain and discomfort
  • Energy and fatigue
  • Sleep and rest
  • Sensory functioning
  • Mobility
  • Activities of daily living
  • Dependence on medication / treatment
  • Working capacity

Psychological health:

  • Positive feelings
  • Thinking, learning, memory and concentration
  • Self esteem
  • Body image and appearance
  • Negative feelings
  • Achievement
  • Fear of the future
  • Freedom
  • Autonomy

Social relationships:

  • Personal relationships
  • Practical social support
  • Sex life
  • Social inclusion
  • Use of time
  • Intimacy


  • Physical safety and security
  • Home environment
  • Financial resources
  • Health and social care
  • Opportunities for new information and skills
  • Opportunities for recreation and leisure
  • Physical environment
  • Transport

Spiritual, religious and personal beliefs:

  • Meaning in life
  • Purpose in life
  • Awe and wonder
  • Wholeness and integration
  • Inner peace and harmony
  • Hope and optimism