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Table 2 Examples of questions in the interview guides

From: Older patients’ and their family caregivers’ perceptions of food, meals and nutritional care in the transition between hospital and home care: a qualitative study

The older patientsInterview two weeks after discharge:
How would you describe your nutritional situation?
What are your needs when it comes to food and meals after hospital discharge?
Can you please describe the nutritional care you received in hospital?
How do you think your needs and preferences were considered in this care?
Can you describe the nutritional care you have received at home since you came home from hospital?
How do you think your needs and preferences are considered in the nutritional care at home?
Can you describe your collaboration with the home care services?
How do family caregivers contribute to your nutritional care?
Can you describe how you collaborate with your family caregivers in nutritional care?
How do you think the nutritional care could be improved?
Interview 5 weeks after discharge:
How would you describe your nutritional situation now?
Have there been any changes to the nutritional care you receive? If yes, describe them.
How do you feel your needs and preferences are met now?
How could your situation with food, meals and nutritional care be improved?
Family caregiversInterview 2–5 weeks after discharge of family member
Can you please describe your family member’s needs for nutritional care?
How do you perceive these needs are met?
How do you contribute to his or her nutritional care?
How would you describe your communication and collaboration with the care services?
How do you collaborate with your family member in nutritional care?
How do you think the nutritional care to your family member could be improved?