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Table 1 Characteristics of Participants

From: Barriers to effective discharge planning: a qualitative study investigating the perspectives of frontline healthcare professionals

Code Interview Date Profession
(Work Setting)*
Work
Setting
HA cluster# Age Gender Work
Experiences
(Years)
1A 6 July, 2010 Doctor Hospital A 35-39 Male 15-19
1B 6 July, 2010 OT Community A 40-44 Female 15-19
1C 6 July, 2010 PT Community A 35-39 Female 10-14
1D 6 July, 2010 Geriatric Nurse Hospital A 40-44 Female 20-24
1E 6 July, 2010 CNS Community A 45-49 Male 25-29
1F 6 July, 2010 MSW Hospital A 35-39 Female 10-14
1G 6 July, 2010 Doctor Hospital A 40-44 Male 15-19
1H 6 July, 2010 Doctor Hospital A 45-49 Male 20-24
2A 16 July, 2010 MSW Hospital B 35-39 Female 10-14
2B 16 July, 2010 MSW Hospital B 45-49 Female 15-19
2C 16 July, 2010 CNS Community B 35-39 Female 10-14
2D 16 July, 2010 Doctor Hospital B 35-39 Male 10-14
2E 16 July, 2010 OT Community B 35-39 Female 15-19
2F 16 July, 2010 Geriatric Nurse Hospital B 35-39 Female 10-14
2G 16 July, 2010 PT Hospital B 30-34 Female 10-14
2H 16 July, 2010 Doctor Hospital B 30-34 Female 10-14
2I 16 July, 2010 Nurse Hospital B 45-49 Female 20-24
3A 20 July, 2010 Nurse Hospital A 35-39 Female /
3B 20 July, 2010 MSW Hospital A 35-39 Female 15-19
3C 20 July, 2010 OT Hospital A 35-39 Female 15-19
3D 20 July, 2010 Doctor Hospital A 40-44 Female 15-19
3E 20 July, 2010 Nurse Hospital A 35-39 Female 20-24
3F 20 July, 2010 Geriatric Nurse Hospital A 55-59 Female 35-39
3G 20 July, 2010 Doctor Hospital A 35-39 Female 10-14
3H 20 July, 2010 PT Hospital A 40-44 Female 20-24
4A 22 July, 2010 MSW Hospital B 35-39 Female 15-19
4B 22 July, 2010 OT Hospital B 35-39 Female 15-19
4C 22 July, 2010 Nurse Hospital B 45-49 Female 15-19
4E 22 July, 2010 Doctor Hospital B 35-39 Female 10-14
5A 29 July, 2010 MSW Hospital C 35-39 Female 15-19
5B 29 July, 2010 Geriatric Nurse Hospital C 35-39 Female 10-14
5C 29 July, 2010 Nurse Hospital C 45-49 Female 20-24
5E 29 July, 2010 OT Community C 45-49 Female 20-24
5F 29 July, 2010 PT Community C 35-39 Male 15-19
6A 5 August, 2010 Doctor Hospital C 40-44 Female 15-19
6B 5 August, 2010 MSW Hospital C 45-49 Female 20-24
6C 5 August, 2010 MSW Hospital C 45-49 Female 10-14
6D 5 August, 2010 Nurse Hospital C 50-54 Female 30-34
6E 5 August, 2010 CNS Community C 55-59 Female 35-39
6F 5 August, 2010 PT Hospital C 45-49 Female 20-24
6G 5 August, 2010 OT Hospital C / Female 20-24
  1. * OT = Occupational Therapist; PT = Physiotherapist; MSW = Medical Social Worker; CNS = Community Nurse
  2. # A = Cluster with middle unplanned readmission rates
  3. B = Cluster with the highest unplanned readmission rates
  4. C = Cluster with the lowest unplanned readmission rates