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Table 3 Second round - selecting of the 20 needs aspects (n = 58)

From: Neurocognitive disorders: what are the prioritized caregiver needs? A consensus obtained by the Delphi method

Aspect of needs DIMa Selection Percent Weight Rank
Number of experts
Coping with behavioral disorders SKI-C 48 83 307 1
Coping with behavioral crisis SKI-C 41 71 280 2
Information on the neurocognitive disease and its progression INF-P 37 64 240 3
Information on behavioral disorders INF-P 38 66 219 4
Providing emotional and affective support to PWNCD SKI-C 35 60 214 5
Communication between caregivers and PWNCD SKI-C 28 48 177 6
Coping with cognitive disorders SKI-C 28 48 175 7
The research (disease and therapies) INF-P 37 64 170 8
Coping with the relationship evolution between caregivers and PWNCD SKI-C 30 52 152 9
Information on the drugs for the neurocognitive disease (efficacy, tolerance and utilization) INF-P 29 50 147 10
Information on cognitive disorders INF-P 23 40 146
Stimulating/appropriates activities for PWNCD at home SKI-C 25 43 133
Management of the PWNCD pain SKI-C 21 36 128  
Roles of the health professionals involved in the PWNCD care pathway INF-P 22 38 111
Finding available services closer to home SKI-S 28 48 100
Undertaking the steps for the services utilization SKI-S 26 45 100
Financial issues for the ADL INF-S 23 40 94
The diagnostic process of the neurocognitive disease INF-P 18 31 92
Basic care to PWNCD SKI-C 15 26 85
Information on the PWNCD drugs for comorbidities (efficacy, tolerance and utilization) INF-P 11 19 41
  1. ADL activities of the daily living, PWNCD people with a neurocognitve dirsorder
  2. aDimension of need. INF-P information needs about patient (people with NCD); INF-S information needs about services, SKI-C coping skills needs, SKI-S skills needs about services