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Table 4 Availability and utilization of care activities in the category Outpatient care facilities

From: Dementia care and service systems – a mapping system tested in nine Swedish municipalities

Definition Municipalitya Early stage Intermediate stage Late stage End of life stage
Available for Utilized by Available for Utilized by Available for Utilized by Available for Utilized by
Outpatient clinic specific for dementia diseases: Outpatient clinic in primary health care or in hospital, including care by physicians and nurses specialized in dementia. 1 No one No one No one No one No one No one No one No one
2 All Few All Few All Few All Few
3 Few Few Few Few Few Few Few Few
4 No one No one No one No one No one No one No one No one
5 No one No one No one No one No one No one No one No one
6 No one No one No one No one No one No one No one No one
7 Most Most Most Most Most Few Most No one
8 Few Few Few Few Few Few Few Few
9 No one No one No one No one No one No one No one No one
Specialized team in primary care for persons with dementia: A team specifically for people with dementia with different professionals; medical doctors, registered nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapist and licensed practical nurses. 1 Most Most Most Most Few Few No one No one
2 All Most All Few All Few All Few
3 Few Few Few Few Few Few Few Few
4 Few Few Most Few Most Most No one No one
5 No one No one No one No one No one No one No one No one
6 No one No one No one No one No one No one No one No one
7 No one No one No one No one No one No one No one No one
8 All Few All Most All Most All Few
9 All Most All Most All Few All No one
  1. a1–9 = represents the municipalities in two counties in Sweden