Funding for this research was provided by:
South-Eastern Norway Regional health Authority (2013086)
European Union Seventh Framework Programme - Scientia Fellows (609020)
Extra Foundation (2015/FO13753)
Received: 10 July 2018
Accepted: 25 February 2019
First Online: 15 March 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval for this study, including the process evaluation, was granted by REC South East (Case number: 2013/2047) and by the Data Protection Official responsible for all participating hospitals (Case number: 2014/1026). Written informed consent, adjusted for stroke survivors with aphasia [CitationRef removed], was collected from all patients participating in the RCT and the process evaluation. Written informed consent was collected from the IP prior to conducting focus group interviews.
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