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Table 1 Focus group questions for family caregivers

From: The voices of family caregivers of seniors with chronic conditions: a window into their experience using a qualitative design

Focus group questions
(1) What current resources do you rely on to help support you in your role as a family caregiver?
(2) What resources are currently not available to you that you think would really help you in your role as a family caregiver?
(3) Do you feel you have all the necessary knowledge and skills required to provide care to your family member?
If not, what are the areas where you would like more knowledge and skills?
(4) Where do you go to or would you go to get more knowledge, skills and/or resources? (e.g. Internet? Printed materials?
Telephone help lines? Group meetings? One-on-one in-person support?)
(5) What is most challenging to you in your role as a family caregiver?
(6) What is most rewarding to you in your role as a family caregiver?