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Table 3 themes

From: Rehabilitation potential in older people living with frailty: a systematic mapping review

Theme Description
Definitions of rehabilitation potential Describes how rehabilitation potential was conceptualised, either as a prognostic or retrospective measure
Who was involved in assessments Describes who was involved in assessments and decision-making relating to rehabilitation potential
Where assessments tool place Outlines which settings and contexts rehabilitation potential assessments took place in
When assessments took place When in patients’ recovery trajectories rehabilitation potential assessments took place
The use of formal decision-making frameworks Outlines how decision making frameworks such as safety checklists, prediction tools and clinical assessment protocols were applied
Components of a rehabilitation potential assessment Describes the key domains included in rehabilitation potential assessments including: diagnoses and medication, functional abilities, mental health, social and environmental factors
How rehabilitation potential was measured This theme explored how rehabilitation potential was measured, depending on understanding rehabilitation potential as a prognostic or retrospective measure
External factors influencing the assessment of rehabilitation potential Describes factors such as training, skills, experience and availability of rehabilitation resources required to deliver rehabilitation programmes
Markers of success Describes optimum outcomes of rehabilitation programmes in terms of improvement, maintenance or managing declining abilities and function