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Table 3 Type of respite available to caregivers in exchange for their skills. * survey variables

From: Win/win partnerships between Geneva health-related institutions and caregivers of people with dementia: a descriptive cross-sectional study

Type of respite Type of institution P-value
Non-medical, n (%) Medical, n (%)
Favourable opinion regarding the provision of a free respite arrangement* 14 (82.4) 56 (71.8) 0.370
Home respite plan that can be offered to family caregivers in exchange for their skills*    0.031a
 Daytime respite 8 (47.1) 14 (18.0)  
 Night-time respite 0 (0) 5 (6.4)  
 Day and night respite 4 (23.5) 42 (53.9)  
 None 5 (29.4) 17 (21.8)  
Residential respite program UATR (temporary respite care unit) can be offered to family caregivers in exchange for their skills* 2 (11.8) 8 (10.3) 0.337a
 Daytime respite 0 (0) 1 (1.3)  
 Night-time respite 9 (52.9) 56 (71.8)  
 Day and night respite 6 (35.3) 13 (16.7)  
 None    
Respite in the community can be offered to caregivers in exchange for their skills*    0.797a
 Daytime respite 2 (11.8) 12 (15.4)  
 Night-time respite 0 (0) 1 (1.3)  
 Day and night respite 9 (52.9) 44 (56.4)  
 None 6 (35.3) 21 (26.9)  
Combined respite plan that can be offered to family caregivers in exchange for their skills*    0.271a
 Daytime respite 3 (17.7) 10 (12.8)  
 Night-time respite 0 (0) 0 (0)  
 Day and night respite 6 (35.3) 44 (56.4)  
 None 8 (47.1) 24 (30.8)  
Possibility of offering other benefits than respite to family caregivers in exchange for their skills* 12 (70.6) 49 (62.8) 0.545
Other possible compensation*
 Coordination of the care pathway 4 (23.5) 17 (24.6) 0.599a
 Training offer 14 (82.4) 34 (49.3) 0.014
 Administrative support 2 (11.8) 28 (40.6) 0.026
 Psychological follow-up 3 (17.7) 30 (43.5) 0.050
 Meals at home 1 (5.9) 25 (36.2) 0.015
 Remote monitoring subscription 1 (5.9) 18 (26.1) 0.103a
 None 3 (17.7) 13 (18.8) 0.999a
Existence of a win/win partnership mechanism with caregivers in the institution* 0 (0) 5 (6.4) 0.581a
  1. aFischer’s exact