Funding for this research was provided by:
NSW Ministry of Health
Received: 18 May 2020
Accepted: 13 July 2020
First Online: 20 July 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: We will obtain written informed consent form all study participants who were interviewed or attended a focus group.The Hunter New England Human Research Ethics Committee (2019/ETH12853) and the University of Newcastle Human Research Ethics Committee (H-2020-0090) have approved this study. All study LHD trial sites have ethical site specific approval and the RACFs provided appropriate approval.Participants will be assured that their privacy will be protected using de-identified data for analysis and reporting prior to consenting to focus groups and interviews. Consent will not be sought for residents to participate in a VTC because once implemented this will be considered routine practice. However, the resident will have the opportunity to opt-out of the VTC component of the process if they choose to.Survey participants will remain anonymous, individuals will not be identified in results, and direct quotes from focus group transcripts will use pseudonyms.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.