Table 3

 Reported reasons for non-adoption of Hospital Elder Life Program or a similar programme (n = 32 hospitals that were non-adopters)

n* (%)
*Percentages add to more than 100% because respondents could report more than one reason.
Lack of support from senior management17 (53%)
Too expensive13 (41%)
No nurse leader9 (28%)
No doctor leader8 (25%)
Lack of support from nurses7 (22%)
Chose another programme instead6 (19%)
Lack of support from doctors6 (19%)
Not consistent with the organisation’s mission4 (13%)