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Table 1 Schedule of enrolment, interventions, and assessments (adapted SPIRIT flow diagram [107])

From: Improving Nursing Home Care through Feedback On PerfoRMance Data (INFORM): Protocol for a cluster-randomized trial

  T-2 (09/14-04/15) T-1 (10/15-11/15) T0 (11/15-05/16) T1 (05/16-06/16) T1 (10/16-11/16) T1 (04/17-05/17) Tx (05/17-12/17) Tx (01/19-06/19)
  Baseline Dissemination workshop Study preparation Goal setting workshop Support workshop 1 Support workshop 2 Post intervention Long-term follow-up
Assessment of primary and secondary study outcomes (all facilities participating in TREC)         
 TREC survey X       X X
 RAI-MDS 2.0 X       X X
 Unit profile survey X       X X
 Facility profile survey X       X X
Enrolment (all TREC facilities in Alberta and British Columbia)         
 Ethics/operational approvals    X      
 Eligibility screening    X      
 Randomization/allocation    X      
 Recruitment and informed consent (BAF/EAF)    X      
Study intervention         
 Standard Feedback (SF)   X       
 Basic Assisted Feedback (BAF)   X   X X (virtual) X (virtual)   
 Enhanced Assisted Feedback (EAF)   X   X X (face-to-face) X (face-to-face)   
 Ongoing phone/e-mail support (EAF)     ––––––– ––––––– –––––––   
Process evaluation         
 Workshop evaluation surveys (at the end of each workshop)   X   X X X   
 Workshop fidelity checklist and debriefs (at the end of each workshop)   X   X X X   
 Detailed documentation of workshops (participant observations)      X (during workshops)    
 Focus groups with BAF/EAF unit managers       X (05/2017)   X (12/2018)
 Semi-structured interviews with SF unit managers      X (01/2017)    
 Basic cost evaluation of the intervention     ––––––– ––––––– –––––––   
  1. BAF Basic Assisted Feedback; EAF Enhanced Assisted Feedback; SF Standard Feedback