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Table 4 Acceptability survey among physicians and nurses in the palliative care team (n = 9)

From: A process evaluation of systematic risk and needs assessment for caregivers in specialised palliative care

  Agree or strongly agree
N (%)
Neither agree nor disagree
N (%)
Disagree or strongly disagree
N (%)
The assessment tool provides an overview of the caregiver’s needs 9 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0)
It gives me an idea about what to ask the caregiver when I see him/her again 9 (100) 0 (0) 0 (0)
The assessment tool gives me an idea of the caregiver’s risk of distress after the patient’s death 8 (89) 1 (11) 0 (0)
The assessment tool is helpful in the interdisciplinary work 7 (78) 2 (22) 0 (0)
It can be difficult to find time to introduce the assessment tool at the first home visit 6 (67) 3 (33) 0 (0)
The assessment tool does not provide the information I need to support the caregiver 0 (0) 0 (0) 9 (100)
It can be difficult to introduce the caregiver to the assessment tool 4 (44) 3 (33) 2 (22)
I get a sufficient impression of caregiver needs by talking informally to the caregiver and making my own observations, rather than using the assessment tool. 0 (0) 4 (44) 5 (56)