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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