Table 3

Summary characteristics of focus group participants

Memory clinic
Patient: n=5
Carer: n=4
Acute adult n=4Adult mental health team n=5
Age in years (range)Patient: 68.1 (64–79)
Carer: 65.4 (57–68)
42.3 (34–47)37.7 (18–41)
Gender
 MalePatient: 4; carer: 045
 Female Patient: 1; carer: 400
Ethnicity
 Caucasian943
 Other002
Clinical diagnoses
 F00-F09: organic, including symptomatic, mental disorders (includes dementia)Patient: 5; carer: 000
 F20-F29: schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders042
 F30-F39: mood (affective) disorders (includes depression and bipolar) 011
 F60-F69: disorders of adult personality and behaviour 012
Participated in research
 Yes003
 No902