Table 1

Characteristics of studies

CharacteristicNumber of studies%
 Hospital based1142
 Community health based727
 Primary and secondary care health professionals415
 Healthcare collaboratives28
 Aged care14
 Multi-disciplinary research institute14
Type of health professional
 Mental health professionals521
 Health service managers or administrative staff417
 Medical practitioners28
 Varied health professionals28
 Dementia care professionals14
Study design
 Multi-case study1142
 Case study831
 Cross-sectional study519
 Ethnographic case study28
Level of analysis
 Actors and team312
 Actors and organisation (or network)1454
 Organisation (or network)831
 Actors, organisation and external network14
Data collection
 Archival data28