Theme Subtheme Categories
Patient factors influencing caregiving burden Problematic behaviours Confabulation
Aggression/destructive behaviour
Physical and cognitive deterioration Incontinence
Loss of memory
Physical immobility
Psychosocial and economic aspects of caregiving burden Physical burden Lower back pain/physical exhaustion
Financial and social burden Transport funds to the hospital
Diapers and bedding
Special foods
Social isolation
Conflicts over caregiving roles
Psychological burden Stigma
Anxiety and hypervigilance
Substance misuse