|Intervention components||Feasibility outcomes||Barriers to implementation|
|1. Systematic risk and needs assessment at care entry||
• Participation rate was 46%.|
• Systematic risk and needs assessment was conducted for all included caregivers at enrollment (n = 76).
• Ad hoc assessment was considered sufficient by palliative care staff, resulting in reservations in conducting systematic assessment.|
• Shortage of time at the first home visit to conduct caregiver assessment.
• Caution with confronting caregivers with severity of disease at first home visit and eliciting strong emotional responses.
|2. Interdisciplinary conference to prepare support plan||• Interdisciplinary risk and needs assessment and support plan was conducted for 75% of caregivers.||
• Time shortage at conference|
• Concern that focus is directed away from patient.
|3. Targeted support from interdisciplinary team||• Targeted support was offered to 29% of caregivers.||• Indistinctness in professional role distribution.|
|4. Establishment of electronic medical record for caregivers to document targeted support||• A medical record was established in accordance with the intervention blueprint in 62% of caregivers who received targeted support||
• Ethical considerations about medical records for caregivers with no formal diagnosis.|
• Reservation regarding sharing information with emotional content.