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Table 1 Participant Characteristics.

From: “A good death but there was all this tension around”- perspectives of residential managers on the experience of delivering end of life care for people living with dementia

Characteristics Participants (n = 20)
Mean age, y 40
Female, n (%) 12 (60)
Country of birth, n (%)
 Australia 17 (85)
Level of education, n (%)
 Undergraduate 11 (55)
 Professional certificate 4 (20)
 Postgraduate 2 (10)
 Formal training in health care*, n (%) 16 (80)
 Formal training in aged care, n (%) 16 (80)
 Mean years of experience in aged care, y 12
Training in palliative care, n (%)
 On the job training 10 (50)
vShort course 9 (45)
Training in dementia care, n (%)
 On the job training 5 (25)
 Short course 12 (60)
 Course with qualification 3 (15)
  1. *14 registered nurses, 1 psychologist and 1 diversional therapist