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Table 7 Facilitators for WNCS implementation

From: Nursing staff’s evaluation of facilitators and barriers during implementation of wireless nurse call systems in residential care facilities. A cross-sectional study

Determinant/itemMeanSDMedianRangeNTD/D (%)A/TA (%)
D9 Outcome expectation
a) It is important that WNCS increases safety for residents^3.78(0.47)4(2–4)98098
b) It is probable that WNCS increases safety for residents~4.63(0.61)5(1–5)98198
c) It is important that WNCS gives faster assistance to residents^3.76(0.45)4(2–4)97098
d) It is probable that WNCS gives faster assistance to residents~4.54(0.74)5(1–5)98395
e) It is important that WNCS increases safety for families^3.67(0.51)4(2–4)98098
f) It is probable that WNCS increases safety for families~4.56(0.54)5(3–5)98098
D10 Professional obligation^4.02(0.91)4(1–5)98784
D13 Social support
a) To use WNCS, I can get support from the manager^4.23(0.97)4.5(1–5)96680
d) To use WNCS, I can get support from a nurse^4.18(0.81)4(1–5)95280
D14 Descriptive norm**5.99(1.05)6(3–7)96590
D15A Normative beliefs
a) The manager expects me to use WNCS~4.76(0.48)5(3–5098098
d) A nurse colleague expects me to use WNCS~4.55(0.66)5(2–5)97192
e) A healthcare worker colleague expects me to use WNCS~4.48(0.65)5(2–5)97193
D15B Motivation to comply
a) I comply with opinions of the manager#4.52(0.68)5(2–5)96292
d) I comply with opinions of a nurse colleague#4.42(0.59)4(3–5)95091
e) I comply with opinions of a healthcare worker colleague#4.40(0.57)4(3–5)94092
D16 Self-efficacy
d) I can receive an alarm on the smart phone~4.56(0.58)5(3–5)98096
e) I can manage an alarm on the smart phone~4.49(0.69)5(2–5)97190
f) I can use the emergency call application to alert a colleague~4.46(0.79)5(1–5)98391
h) I can provide feed-back to the manager or super user~4.31(0.87)5(1–5)97382
D17 Knowledge
a) I know enough to use WNCS^4.18(0.77)4(1–5)97386
D18 Awareness of content of the WNCS¤3.25(0.75)3(1–4)971286
  1. Abbreviations: WNCS wireless nurse call system, TD/D totally disagree/disagree, A/TA agree/totally agree. A/TA value ≥80% indicates that the determinant or item is a facilitator for the implementation. The percentage values are rounded to the nearest whole number. Response scales: ^1; totally disagree, 2; disagree, 3; neither agree nor disagree, 4; agree, 5; totally agree. ~ 1; most definitely not, 2; definitely not, 3; perhaps, perhaps not, 4; definitely, 5; most definitely. ** 1; not a single colleague, 2; almost no colleagues, 3; a minority, 4; half, 5; a majority, 6; almost all colleagues, 7; all colleagues. # 1; very little, 2; little, 3; not a little, not a lot, 4; a lot, 5; a great deal. ¤ 1; I’m not familiar with the WNCS, 2; I’m familiar with the WNCS, but have not explored it, 3; I’m familiar with the WNCS and have some experience with it, 4; I’m well acquainted with and use the WNCS