Table 1

Implementation strategies as planned for each target population
Frail older people and informal caregivers Professionals Employing organizations
Recruitment strategies Involvement in development Involvement in development Financial compensation
Flyers about the program Flyers about the program Educational program for employees
Involvement of GP who asked for participation in screening Starting with intrinsically motivated early adopters by inviting general practices affiliated with the university hospital to participate
Involvement of informal caregiver
Supporting strategies Visit by a volunteer who instructs them in the use of the ZWIP Interprofessional educational program (Continuing Medical Education credits available)
Internet and paper version of ZWIP E-learning
Telephonic helpdesk Coaching of professionals conducting the screening
Telephonic helpdesk
Tailoring of intervention to meet local circumstances
Deviations from inclusion criteria, such as including younger frail older people, allowed to gain experience
Financial compensation
Incentives such as the general practice receiving a cake after including the first frail older person

GP = General Practitioner; ZWIP = Health and Welfare Information Portal

Robben et al.

Robben et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:251   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-251

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