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Table 8 Examples of intervention resources

From: Using intervention mapping to develop an occupational advice intervention to aid return to work following hip and knee replacement in the United Kingdom

Proposed vehicle

Change objectives grouped by determinant

Methods and practical applications

Message content

Patient resource

Return to Work workbook

Knowledge and awareness: knows key advice and information concerning recovery and RTW

Self-efficacy and skills: able to acquaint self with key information about RTW

Attitudes,beliefs and expectations: believes that revising RTW plan following surgery will aid RTW

Perceived norms: recognises that RTW is now considered a positive health outcome

Coherence and imagery-sections of text have logical order and clearly related with graphics

Verbal persuasion by Outpatient clinic staff and RTWC

Modelling Provides examples of how patients have revised RTW plan

Consciousness raising: information about causes/consequences

The HOT think that my RTW is important and that having this information will help

The RTW book has been designed for and approved by patients as something they can use

Other patients have revised their RTW plans and this has been helpful

Working can have significant physical, mental and emotional health benefits, this is why the health service is focusing on it

Hospital Orthopaedic Team resource

Examples of Return to Work Plans

Knowledge and awareness: Knowing what is expected from a completed template

Self-efficacy and skills: Enabling the RTWC to support the patient

Modelling: appropriate examples provided for the RTWC to demonstrate completion

Facilitation: creating an environment that makes the action easier

These are some typical examples based on real patient experiences

These will help you support the patient plan their RTW