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Table 3 Leadership intervention participants’ ratings of the Implementation Leadership Scale (ILS) scores (supervisor version)

From: Feasibility and usefulness of a leadership intervention to implement evidence-based falls prevention practices in residential care in Canada

Scale items Individual ratings (n = 7)
Median (range of mean scores)
Team ratings (n = 6)
Median (range of mean scores)
1. Proactive leadership
 - Developed a plan to facilitate implementation of evidence-based fall prevention practices 3 (2–4) 3 (2–3)
 - Removed obstacles to implement evidence-based fall prevention practices 3 (2–4) 4 (2–4)
 - Established clear standards for implementing evidence-based fall prevention practices 2 (1–4) 3 (2–4)
Subscale total 3 (2–3) 3 (3–4)
2. Knowledgeable leadership
 - Is knowledgeable about evidence-based fall prevention practices 3 (3–4) 4 (3–4)
 - Is able to answer staff’s questions about evidence-based fall prevention practices 3 (2–4) 3 (3–4)
 - Knows what he/she is taking about when it comes to evidence-based fall prevention practices 4 (3–4) 4 (3–4)
Subscale total 3 (3–4) 4 (3–4)
3. Supportive leadership
 - Recognized employee efforts toward implementation of evidence-based fall prevention 4 (3–4) 4 (4)
 - Supported employee efforts to learn more about evidence-based fall prevention practices 3 (3–4) 4 (3–4)
 - Supported employee efforts to use evidence-based fall prevention practices 4 (3–4) 3.5 (3–4)
Subscale total 4 (3–4) 4 (3.5–4)
4. Perseverant leadership
 - Persevered through ups and downs of implementing evidence-based fall prevention 4 (3–4) 3 (2–4)
 - Carried on through the challenges of implementing evidence-based fall prevention practices 4 (3–4) 3 (3–4)
 - Reacted to critical issues regarding implementation of evidence-based fall prevention practices 3 (3–4) 3.5 (3–4)
Subscale total 4 (3–4) 3 (3–3.5)
Total score 3 (2–4) 3.5 (3–4)