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Table 1 Site Context and Adaptations per Site (n = 8)

From: Replicating an effective VA program to train and support family caregivers: a hybrid type III effectiveness-implementation design

  Site A Site B Site C Site D Site E Site F Site G Site H
Hospital complexitya 1A 3 1A 1A 1A 1A 1B 1A
Relative Star Ratingb 2018 (1–5) 2 3 3 3 3 2 5 3
Target
audience
Caregivers of Veterans referred to the following services
• Bowel and Bladder care caregiver stipend
• Home and Community-based consults (HCBS)
• Respite Care
• Caregiver Support Program (CSP) rosters
• Bowel and Bladder stipend
• HCBS consults
• Transitional Care
• Caring for Older Adults and Caregivers at Home (COACH)
• HCBS consults
• Vision Impairment consults
• HCBS consults
• Geriatric clinic rosters
• Neurology clinic rosters
• HCBS consults
• HCBS consults • HCBS consults
Delivery team service lines
Comprised of social workers, nurses, and psychologists
• Transition Case Management
• Caregiver Support Program
• Caregiver Support Program • Geriatrics
• Social Work service (spinal cord injury, Transitional Case Management)
• Psychology
• Caregiver Support Program
• Caregiver Support Program (CSP) • Social Work service (Primary care, geriatrics, palliative care spinal cord injury, visual impairment)
• Caregiver Support Program
• Geriatrics
• Social Work service (neurology)
• Caregiver Support Program
• Social Work service (primary care, purchased care)
• Psychology
• Occupational Therapy
• Caregiver Support Program
• Social Work service (inpatient, neurology, primary care)
• Chaplaincy
• Caregiver Support Program
Optional content Videos, in-person booster sessions after training   Videos      
Selected mode of delivery In-person weekly In-person + video conference,
1-day training
In-person weekly In-person weekly + 2-day training In-person weekly + 2-day training In-person weekly + remote video or teleconference weekly In-person weekly In-person weekly
Training location VA Medical Center Chamber of Commerce, VFW, VA Medical Center VA Medical Center Outlying VA outpatient clinics, VA dialysis clinic, VA Medical Center Outlying VA outpatient clinics, VA Medical Center VA Medical Center Outlying VA outpatient clinics Outlying VA outpatient clinics, VA Medical Center
Covid-19 adaptations • Conference call group trainings • Conference call group trainings • Telehealth group trainings • Conference call group trainings • Telehealth group trainings • No adaptations already offering remote options • Conference call group trainings • Conference call group trainings
  1. aComplexity level: A rating that divides Veteran’s health facilities (VA) facilities into five levels (1A, 1B, 1C, 2, 3, highest to lowest), based on levels of patient volume and risk, teaching and research, intensive care units, and physician specialist staffing. b Star rating: A composite indicator of hospital performance relative to other VA medical centers (scale 1 to 5; low to high)