GP services for older people: a guide for care home managers

Further Reading

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (2008) Improving care in residential care homes – a literature review. 2008. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

National Council for Palliative Care and NHS (Henry, C., Sutton, L. and Cole, A.) (2007). Building on firm foundations - improving end of life care in care homes: examples of innovative practice. NHS End of Life Care Programme. London: Department of Health.

Patterson, M. (2009) Postcode tariff: PCTs and GP retainers in care homes. English Community Care Association. In Brunswick Healthcare Review, Volume 4 (30).

Riley, B. and C. Simon, Preparing the future GP: The evidence for enhancing leadership skills. 2012, Royal College of General Pracitioners. p. 42.

Royal College of Nursing (2012). Persistent challenges to providing quality care – An RCN report on the views and experiences of frontline nursing staff in care homes in England. London: Royal College of Nursing.

Seymour, J., Kumar, A. and Froggatt, K. (2011) ‘Do nursing homes for older people have the support they need to provide end-of-life care? A mixed methods enquiry in England’ in Palliative Medicine, 25 (2), pp. 125–138.

Shah, S.M. and et al., (2011) Quality of chronic disease care for older people in care homes and the community in a primary care pay for performance system: retrospective study. British Medical Journal, 12.3.11, p.587.

Szczepura, A. et al. (2008) Models for providing improved care in residential care homes: A thematic literature review.

A Better Home Life: A code of good practice for residential and nursing home care (Centre for Policy on Aging 1995)

National Care Forum, (2013) Personnel Statistics Report : Survey of NCF member organisations.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (2008) Improving care in residential care homes - a literature review. 2008. York: Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Evans, G., Grimley Evans, J.S. and Lasserson, D.S. (2012) ‘Questionnaire study of the association between patient numbers and regular visiting by general practitioners in care homes’, Age and Ageing, vol 41, no 2, pp 269-272.

Fahey. T. et al. (2003) ‘Quality of care for elderly residents in nursing homes and elderly people living at home: controlled observational study’, British Medical Journal, no 326, p 580.

Froggatt, K. and Payne, S. (2006) ‘A survey of end-of-life care in care homes – issues of definition and practice’, Health & Social Care in the Community, vol 14, no 4, pp 341-348.

Goddard, M. (2008) ‘Quality in and equality of access to healthcare services in England’. CHE Research Paper 40, York: Centre for Health Economics, University of York.

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