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Table 1 Clinician characteristics

From: Post-diagnostic allied health interventions for people with dementia in Australia: a spotlight on current practice

  N (%) or ẋ (SD)
Exercise n = 14 Carer support n = 9 Occupational therapy n = 9
Female 14 (100%) 8 (88.9%) 9 (100%)
Regional/rural/remote 4 (28.6%) 1 (11.1%) 2 (22.2%)
Profession
 Physiotherapy 12 (85.7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
 Occupational therapy 0 (0%) 2 (22.2%) 9 (100%)
 Nursing 1 (7.1%) 2 (22.2%) 0 (0%)
 Medicine 1 (7.1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
 Dietetics 0 (0%) 1 (11.1%) 0 (0%)
 Health services 0 (0%) 4 (44.4%) 0 (0%)
Organisation type
 Public 5 (35.7%) 5 (55.5%) 5 (55.5%)
 Private 4 (28.6%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
 Not for profit 5 (35.7%) 3 (33.3%) 2 (22.2%)
 Sole provider 0 (0%) 1 (11.1%) 2 (22.2%)
Service setting
 Acute 1 (7.1%) 0 (0%) 1 (11.1%)
 Sub-acute/transition care 2 (14.3%) 0 (0%) 1 (11.1%)
 Community/outpatient 3 (21.4%) 8 (100%) 5 (55.6%)
 Residential 8 (57.1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
 Residential and community 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 2 (22.2%)
Median number of clients with dementia/carers per week (range)a 15 (7–40) 20 (2–42) 10 (3–38)
Supervisory responsibilities 4 (28.6%) 4 (44.4%) 0 (0%)
  1. aEstimated by clinicians at the start of the project