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Table 1 Procedure for inclusion of need assessment forms

From: Perpetuating harms from isolation among older adults with cognitive impairment: observed discrepancies in homecare service documentation, assessment and approval practices

Step Action
1 To get an overall understanding of the material, all 131 need assessment forms and their attached care plans were reviewed by two of the authors (IN and LB).
2 Two of the authors (LS and LB) focused on discerning potential CI as they read each form and plan.
3 Two of the authors (LS and LB) identified 43 need assessment forms of clients with potential CI.
4 The 43 selected need assessment forms and care plans were read several times to achieve overall understanding.