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Table 4 Identified themes and sub-themes that emerged as facilitators and barriers

From: Barriers and facilitators to implementing dementia care mapping in care homes: results from the DCM™ EPIC trial process evaluation

Theme Sub-Theme
Care Home Staffing related issues
Time and competing priorities
Care home manager
Staff motivation, engagement and openness to change
Mapper status and leadership skills
Mappers Choice of mappers
Mappers experiences
Intervention Understanding of DCM™
Complex nature of DCM™
Trial Expectations of the trial
Input from DCM™ expert mappers