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Table 2 Participant type and responsibilities on Time for Dementia

From: Barriers and facilitators to implementing a longitudinal dementia education programme into undergraduate healthcare curricula: a qualitative study

Type of Participant Primary employment location Primary job role Main responsibilities implementing and overseeing the Time for Dementia programme (TfD)
TfD Manager (n = 1) Alzheimer’s Society TfD programme Family network staff Manage recruitment of families for the programme, provide guidance and support to university leads and lecturers, manage safeguarding issues, plan student introduction and preparation sessions, correspond with families, attend site meetings.
TfD Support worker (n = 1) Alzheimer’s Society TfD programme Family network staff Family recruitment, support to deliver student introduction and preparation sessions, manage family and student concerns, correspond with families, act as main link for a named university to provide updates and advice.
University faculty lead (n = 3) University setting Primary lecturing roles:
Nursing: (n = 2)
Medicine: (n = 1)
Secondary role: implementing and oversight of TfD
Alongside primary teaching role: manage implementation of TfD, manage budgets, recruit administrator, work alongside university lecturer to plan implementation, update higher management, manage risk assessment.
University lecturer (n = 3) University setting Primary lecturing roles:
Nursing: (n = 1)
Occupational therapy: (n = 1)
Physiotherapy: (n = 1)
Secondary role: implementing and oversight of TfD
Alongside primary teaching role: integrate programme into curriculum, manage student timetable and plan visits, liaise with placement teams and wider faculty, manage student compliance issues, work with Alzheimer’s Society staff to plan and facilitate student sessions, support students with concerns, continued oversight of programme once implemented.
TfD administrator (n = 4) University setting University based administrator for TfD: (n = 4) Co-ordinate student allocation to families, correspond with students about visits and updates, correspond with families at the start and end of TfD, monitor student compliance, attend, and minute site meetings, maintain student visit logs and family visit logs, work closely with Alzheimer’s Society staff to plan and problem solve.