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Table 2 Categories, sub-themes and theme

From: Experiences of community-dwelling older people with dementia participating in a person-centred multidimensional interdisciplinary rehabilitation program

Category Sub-theme Theme
Being challenged is rewarding Being strengthened through challenges Empowered through participation and togetherness
Daring and coping provide satisfaction and self-esteem
Generation of new insights and reflections Gaining insights, motives, and raising concerns about the future
Striving to maintain improvements and hoping for continuation
Fearing the future
Participation is viewed as a privilege Being seen makes participation worthwhile
Sensitivity and support create security
Perceiving unfulfilled needs and expectations
Experiencing joy and friendship Feelings of togetherness in prosperity and adversity
Perceiving obstacles to interaction