This paper details the process by which the REACH-HF intervention (including the Heart Failure Manual, Family and Friends Resource, Progress Tracker, exercise programme and facilitator training course) was developed.
Greaves CJ, Wingham J, Deighan C, Doherty P, Elliott J, Armitage W, Clark M, Austin J, Abraham C, Frost J, Singh S, Jolly K, Paul K, Taylor L, Buckingham S, Davis R, Dalal H, Taylor RS; on behalf of the REACH-HF investigators. Optimising self-care support for people with heart failure and their caregivers: development of the Rehabilitation Enablement in Chronic Heart Failure (REACH-HF) intervention using intervention mapping. Pilot and Feasibility Studies, 2016 Aug, 2:37. Read the full paper here.