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Table 6 Behavioural and environmental outcomes

From: Supporting carers of stroke survivors to reduce carer burden: development of the Preparing is Caring intervention using Intervention Mapping

Behavioural outcomes
 Individual (carer):
  • Carer gains information while the stroke survivor is in hospital
  • Carer gains support while the stroke survivor is in hospital
  • Carer gains information following the transition from hospital to home
  • Carer gains support following the transition from hospital to home
Environmental outcomes:
 Interpersonal (Professionals, family, friends, and peers)
  Professionals:
   • Professionals provide useful information to carers while the stroke survivor is in hospital
   • Professionals provide useful support to carers while the stroke survivor is in hospital
   • Professionals provide useful information to carers following the transition from hospital to home
   • Professionals provide useful support to carers following the transition from hospital to home
  Family, friends, and peers:
   • Family, friends, and peers provide useful information to carers while the stroke survivor is in hospital
   • Family, friends, and peers provide useful support to carers while the stroke survivor is in hospital
   • Family friends and peers provide useful information to carers following the transition from hospital to home
   • Family friends and peers provide useful support to carers following the transition from hospital to home
 Organisational (Service)
  • Services including (hospitals, carer charities, and support groups) promote the involvement of carers to ensure that they are provided with the required information and support during the time when the stroke survivor is in hospital.
  • Services including (hospitals, carer charities and support groups) promote the involvement of carers to ensure that they are provided with the required information and support following the transition from hospital to home
 Community (relationships among organisations)
  • Services work together to ensure a continuity of support and information for carers before, during and following the transition from hospital to home