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Table 3 Implementation of the PECAN intervention

From: Implementation of a complex intervention to improve participation in older people with joint contractures living in nursing homes: a process evaluation of a cluster-randomised pilot trial

  Cluster 1 Cluster 2 Cluster 3 Cluster 4
Kick-off meeting
 Meeting conducted according to protocol
 Declaration signed
Facilitators’ workshop
 Agenda and content according to protocol
 Number of trained facilitators 2/2 2/2 4/4 6/6
 Qualification for the role as facilitator 2/2 2/2 4/4 6/6
Information session
 Session conducted according to protocol
 Number of participants per session
  Nursing staff 0 2 11 11
  Residents 4 3 3 0
  Relatives 1 1 0 2
  Others 0 1 1 1
  Missing 0 3 1 1
  Total 5 10 16 15
Peer-mentoring
Peer-mentor visit
  Agenda and content according to protocol
  Number of facilitators participating 2/2 2/2 2/4 4/6
  Participation of the head nurse
  Support by an external peer-expert
Peer-mentoring via telephone
  Number of counselling interviews 6 7 1 2
  Number of facilitators counselled 2/2 2/2 1/4 1/6
  Interview duration in minutes, mean (range) 85 (105–30) 31 (75–10) 10 (10–10) 13 (10–15)
Supportive materials
 Project leaflets given to the nursing homes 10 10 30 30
 Specific leaflets for relatives, therapists, physicians given to the nursing homes 35 40 21 21
 Posters to promote physical activity given to the nursing homes 3 3 4 6
 Set of material for nursing team training 4 7
 Article for nursing home journal 1
Facilitators’ diary
 Response of the diary 2/2 1/2 3/4 4/6
 Monthly working time per facilitator in hours, mean (range) 20 (20–20) 5 (5–5) 19 (17–20) 5 (1–10)