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Table 1 Intervention fidelity items

From: Examining fidelity in the INFORM trial: a complex team-based behavioral intervention

Data source Fidelity DELIVERY items
Workshop attendance records Number of workshops attended: 0–3
Continuity of representation at workshops (at least one team member attended more than one workshop): Y/N binary item
Interteam activities delivered to team at workshop 2 (more than one facility participated in their workshop): Y/N binary variable
Interteam activities delivered to team at workshop 3 (more than one facility participated in their workshop): Y/N binary variable
  Fidelity RECEIPT items
Workshop 1 exit survey Goal setting workshop content was relevant to my day-to-day work: 5-point agreement Likert scale
Goal setting worksheet Expert assessment of whether team defined a challenging but attainable, specific, measurable goal: Y/N binary variable
Expert assessment of whether team defined strategies for goal attainment: Y/N binary variable
Expert assessment of whether team defined measures for tracking goal progress: Y/N binary variable
  Fidelity ENACTMENT items
Workshop 1 exit survey Completed preworkshop 1 exercise: Y/N binary variable
Workshop 2 observer rating Team measured impact of changes designed to improve formal team communications: Y/N binary variable
Workshop 3 exit survey Unit manager time spent planning INFORM activities: 1 ≤ 1 h/week, 2 = 1–2 h/week, 3 = 3+ h/week on average
Workshop facilitators (single-item enactment rating completed post workshop 3) Overall fidelity enactment: 1–5; 1 = very low enactment, with no/almost no activities undertaken to improve care aide involvement in formal team communications about resident care; 5 = very high enactment, with extensive activities undertaken