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Table 2 Overview of performance and change objectives for the various determinants

From: Development of a training programme for home health care workers to promote preventive activities focused on a healthy lifestyle: an intervention mapping approach

Performance objectives Determinants
Awareness Knowledge Self-efficacy Attitude Skills Social influence
Early detection and monitoring Is aware of which activities he /she does and does not provide with regard to early detection and monitoring of health risks Knows how to recognize risks in the client Feels confident that he/she can detect health risks in the client at an early stage Believes that early detection of health risks in the client is an essential start to prevention to improve the lifestyle of the client Possesses the skills to detect risks in the client at an early stage Supports and is supported by colleagues and supervisor in the early detection of certain health risks in the client
Promoting a healthy lifestyle Is aware of which activities he /she does and does not provide with regard to promoting a healthy lifestyle Knows what constitutes a healthy lifestyle and how to communicate this to the client Feels confident about his/her own skills and knowledge in promoting a healthy lifestyle Is positive about the benefits for the client of promoting a healthy lifestyle Possesses the communication skills necessary to promote a healthy lifestyle Supports and is supported by colleagues and supervisor in addressing and promoting a healthy lifestyle in the client
Informing colleagues Is aware of which activities he /she does and does not provide with regard to informing colleagues about allocated prevention Knows how to use the report tool to ensure the optimal continuation of prevention Feels confident in using the report tool to inform colleagues about allocated prevention Believes that informing colleagues about allocated prevention is beneficial Possesses the skills to use the report tool to inform colleagues Supports and is supported by colleagues and supervisor in informing colleagues about allocated prevention
Continuing preventive interventions Is aware which activities he/she does and does not provide with regard to continuing the allocated preventive activities Knows how to continue to provide the allocated preventive activities Feels confident that he/she can ensure the continuation of preventive activities Believes that continuing preventive activities is essential in effecting behaviour change in the client Possesses the skills to ensure the continuation of preventive activities Supports and is supported by colleagues and supervisor in continuing to provide preventive activities to the client
Referring to other experts/facilities Is aware of which activities he/she does and does not provide with regard to referring to other experts and facilities Has knowledge of referral possibilities in the area and the procedure of referring to other experts Feels confident about his/her knowledge of how and when to refer to other experts and facilities Believes that referral to other experts/facilities can be vital for the client in some situations Possesses the skills to refer the client to other experts and facilities Supports and is supported by colleagues and supervisor in referring clients to other experts and facilities