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Table 2 Secondary outcome measures for client and care staff and the covariates

From: Study protocol: translating and implementing psychosocial interventions in aged home care the lifestyle engagement activity program (LEAP) for life

  Measure Data collection method
Client secondary outcome
Agitation 34-item Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory-relative[62] Family self-report
13-item Agitation subscale of The Neuropsychiatric Inventory – Clinician Rating Scale [63]* Client/family interview
Dysphoria/depression 15-item Geriatric Depression Scale [64] Client self-report
13-item Dysphoria subscale of The Neuropsychiatric Inventory- Clinician Rating Scale [63]* Client/family interview
Loneliness 20-item Revised UCLA Loneliness Scale [65]‡ Client self-report
Apathy 18-item Apathy Evaluation Scale – self and informant [66] Client and family self-reports
11-item Apathy subscale of The Neuropsychiatric Inventory - Clinician Rating Scale [63]* Client/family interview
Satisfaction with care 9-item care worker subscale and 13-item case manager subscale of the Home Care Satisfaction Measure [67] Client self-report
Client Covariates age; gender; care site; hours and type (i.e. CACP, EACH or EACH-D) of packaged care; duration of package; the presence (or absence) of a cohabiting carer; number and hours of care from non-paid carers; dementia or mental health diagnoses; ethnicity; language spoken; education; previous employment; significant life events/functional change as reported by case manager; case manager; client and care worker positive interaction measured by the 8-item positive relationship subscale of the Caregiver Interaction Scale completed by the family [68]; happiness measured by the 8-item Jovality subscale and 4-item attentiveness subscale of the PANAS-X client self-report (completed once in reference to the time scale of the past two weeks and once in reference to during care worker visits) [62]; severity of cognitive impairment as measured by the Global Deterioration Scale [69]; two items assessing importance to client and family that care workers engage socially with the client; country of birth; years lived in Australia; English proficiency; income; living situation; relationship of family member; relationship between care worker and client as measured by the 4-item Bond subscale of the Working Alliance Inventory Short Form client report [70] Client/family self-report
Care plan audit
Case manager interview
Client/family interview
Care worker secondary outcome
Work satisfaction 5-item dedication subscale of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale [71] Care worker self-report
Care staff covariates age; gender; care site; hours of work; duration of employment in current role and in the aged care industry; name of manager; education; ethnicity; language spoken; diversional therapy or lifestyle experience; number of clients/staff supported; relationship between care worker and client as measured by the 4-item Bond subscale of the Working Alliance Inventory Short Form care worker self-report [70]; case manager work satisfaction measured by the 5-item dedication subscale of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale [71]; country of birth; years lived in Australia; English proficiency; duration of relationship with client; number and duration of care visits to clients over two weeks. Care staff self-report
  1. Note. Translations will be made of all questionnaires, other than those individually noted above where pre-existing translated versions are available.
  2. *Pre-existing translated versions in Spanish and Chinese are available.
  3. Pre-existing translated versions in Spanish, Vietnamese and Arabic are available.
  4. ‡Pre-existing translated versions in Arabic and Spanish are available.