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Table 3 Characteristics of the 15 initiatives (17 interviews)

From: Palliative care for people with dementia in the terminal phase: a mixed-methods qualitative study to inform service development

Characteristic Number of initiatives
 Netherlands 6
 UK 3
 US 3
 Flanders 2
 Israel 1
Target population of the initiative/enrollment criteria
 dying or life expectancy of at most 6 months 8
 advanced dementia (and continued until death) 3
 both 2
 earlier possible (and continued until death) 2
 consultancy, outreach, community 5
 special nursing home department 4
 hospice (institutional, inpatient) 2
 combined hospice, and consultancy, outreach, community 2
 nursing home center of excellence 1
 special nursing home program 1
Phase of the initiative
 implemented 7
 pilot phase 3
 failure/changed/no longer exists 3
 under development 2
Any formal description (such as a family brochure, scientific article)
 available 10
 not (yet) available 5
Origin of the initiative/lead
 hospice/palliative care for other diseases 8
 dementia/institutional long-term care 7