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Table 4 Extent to which the standardised orientation and mobility training was performed according to protocol

From: Usefulness and acceptability of a standardised orientation and mobility training for partially-sighted older adults using an identification cane

  Content protocol Participants
Elements of standardised training Mean duration (in min)* Performed Partly performed Not performed Active participation Partly participation No participation
PRT Qt n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%) n (%)
Session 1 (n = 28) 90   94              
exploration of participant’s needs   10   19 22 (79) 2 (7) 4 (14) 17 (61) 6 (21) 0 (0)
providing information   10   13 20 (71) 3 (11) 5 (18) 17 (61) 5 (18) 0 (0)
formulating action plan   15   15 15 (54) 5 (18) 7 (25) 10 (36) 6 (21) 3 (11)
performing action plan   30   27 12 (43) 7 (25) 8 (29) 10 (36) 8 (29) 0 (0)
evaluation action plan   10   10 10 (36) 8 (29) 9 (32) 10 (36) 4 (14) 2 (7)
Contracting   15   10 8 (29) 4 (14) 15 (54) 2 (7) 5 (18) 2 (7)
Session 2 (n = 22) 80   95              
general and action plan evaluation   15   18 7 (25) 7 (25) 5 (18) 9 (32) 2 (7) 0 (0)
formulating new action plan   15   9 1 (4) 7 (25) 11 (39) 3 (11) 5 (18) 0 (0)
performing action plan session 1   20   31 4 (14) 4 (14) 11 (39) 3 (11) 4 (14) 0 (0)
performing new action plan   20   25 3 (11) 5 (18) 10 (36) 4 (14) 4 (14) 0 (0)
evaluation and contracting   10   12 9 (32) 4 (14) 3 (11) 8 (29) 2 (7) 0 (0)
Session 3 (n = 18) 25   20              
general evaluation   15   13 9 (32) 7 (25) 1 (4) 13 (46) 2 (7) 0 (0)
Contracting   10   7 7 (25) 1 (4) 7 (25) 7 (25) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  1. Note: all numbers and percentages do not add up to final numbers due to missing data.
  2. * PRT = duration according to the protocol; Qt = duration reported in process questionnaire by O&M-trainer.