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Table 6 Topics that are currently addressed (if applicable) in the feedback session with the client and/or family/carer (% agreement)

From: Characterising Australian memory clinics: current practice and service needs informing national service guidelines

  Overall (n = 51) Metro (n = 38) Regional (n = 13) Public (n = 38) Private (n = 13)
Diagnosis 98.0 100.0 92.3 100.0 92.3
Driving 98.0 97.4 100.0 97.4 100.0
Pharmacological intervention options/ recommendations 96.1 97.4 92.3 94.7 100.0
Next steps for post-diagnostic care planning 94.1 94.7 92.3 94.7 92.3
Beneficial lifestyle changes 94.1 92.1 100.0 94.7 92.3
Information on Dementia Australia 88.2 86.8 92.3 86.8 92.3
Information on community care services 86.3 84.2 92.3 89.5 76.9
Risk management 84.3 78.9 100.0 84.2 84.6
Further medical assessments 80.4 84.2 69.2 76.3 92.3
Carer support 80.4 76.3 92.3 86.8* 61.5*
Safety issues 80.4 78.9 84.6 78.9 84.6
Impairment management 70.6 73.7 61.5 71.1 69.2
Cognitive intervention options 60.8 60.5 61.5 60.5 61.5
Legal advice services 52.9 52.6 53.8 55.3 46.2
Research participation opportunities 51.0 57.9 30.8 55.3 38.5
Pension and benefits 39.2 39.5 38.5 42.1 30.8
Suicidal risk 35.3 34.2 38.5 34.2 38.5
Information on brain bank 9.8 10.5 7.7 5.7 23.1
Other 2.0 2.6 0.0 2.6 0.0
  1. *Significant difference (Chi-square; p < .05)