Received: 19 October 2020
Accepted: 28 January 2021
First Online: 3 March 2021
Change Date: 24 May 2021
Change Type: Update
Change Details: Missing funding statement in the original publication is inserted.
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All methods were carried out in accordance with relevant guidelines and regulations.During this study, no sensitive patient data was gathered or clinical tests performed. This is a strictly anonymised survey of a total of 612 informal caregivers. The Ethics Commission of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany, informed us that approval by an ethics committee was not necessary.Written informed consent for participation was obtained from all participants before the start of the study. Before the actual survey started, the respondents received information about the aim and purpose of the study on the first page of the online questionnaire and were informed that it was an anonymous survey in accordance with the existing data protection standards. Furthermore, it was made clear that the data will only be used for scientific purposes. Acknowledgment and consent to the conditions of the survey was given; only then was it possible to begin the survey.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.