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Table 2 Overview of the main intervention activities included in the Future Welfare Services projecta. The intervention activities are related to the five phases included in the SIDSSAb development loop (see Fig. 2)

From: Exploring the potential of a multi-level approach to improve capability for continuous organizational improvement and learning in a Swedish healthcare region

  2009 2010 2011 2012
  Jan-June July-Dec Jan-June July-Dec Jan-June July-Dec
  Focus on: Phase 1 Phase 2–3 Phase 2–4 Phase 2–5 Phase 3–5 Phase 5
Case 1 R&D unit • First contact and meetings with several levels
• Planning and writing an application for funding
• Initiation
• Meetings and workshops
• Coaching via Skype and telephone
• R&D mapping own context + Municipality A and B
• Two-day training retreat
• Meetings and workshops
• Coaching
• Meetings and workshops
• Coaching
• Meetings and workshops
• Coaching
• Meetings and workshops
• One day workshop presenting experiences with other regional actors invited
• Meetings on sustainability
• Reporting
  Focus on:   Phase 1 Phase 2–3 Phase 2–4 Phase 3–5 (….Phase 5)
Case 2 Municipality A   • First contact, initiation, and planning • Seminars and workshops • Two-day training retreat
• Meetings and workshops
• Coaching
• Meetings and workshops
• Coaching
• One day workshop presenting experiences with other regional actors invited • Reporting
  Focus on:   Phase 1 Phase 2–3 Phase 2–4 Phase 3–5 (….Phase 5)
Case 3 Municipality B   • First contact, initiation, and planning • Seminars and workshops • Two-day training retreat
• Meetings and workshops
• Coaching
• Meetings and workshops
• Coaching
• One day workshop presenting experiences with other regional actors invited • Reporting
  1. a Future Welfare Services projects (Grant no 2009–01729), funded by the research program on service and organizational innovations at Sweden’s innovation agency VINNOVA
  2. b SIDSSA: Sustainable Improvement and Development through Strategic and Systematic Approaches
  3. Case 1 refers to an R&D unit
  4. Case 2 refers to “Municipality A” which provides care for elderly adults
  5. Case 3 refers to “Municipality B” which provides eldercare and care for adults and children with functional impairments
  6. The R&D unit and Municipality A and B are blinded entities within one of the 21 healthcare regions in Sweden
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