This report summarises the findings from a research study which sought to explore how we can better broker constructive conversations with citizens to tackle wicked issues when implementing new models of care.
Hospital discharge resources and services
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Updated paper on Total Transformation, which looks at the potential of scaling up small, community-based preventative services. Originally published in November 2016, it has been updated to include additional models.
A quick guide for registered managers of care homes and home care.
This film for health and adult social care commissioners and people who use reablement and their carers introduces Jill Hunter, who was recently discharged from hospital with limited mobility. We hear how crucially important it is for families and carers to buy into the reablement ethos and contribute to its success
This film for health and adult social care commissioners introduces reablement, which we see in operation with Jill Hunter, recently discharged from hospital following surgery. We also see how investment in a ‘step-down’ reablement unit has facilitated far more hospital discharges, reducing health costs.
This booklet covers all aspects of the hospital stay including how to prepare for the hospital visit, essential things to pack, what to expect from doctors, nurses, social workers and other professionals.
This film for health and social commissioners and people using reablement provides an introduction to home care reablement. Reablement is a relatively new service aimed at supporting people to regain independence that may have been reduced or lost through illness or disability.
This report is designed to provide a working example of 'qualitative synthesis' (a descriptive synthesis from qualitative studies) in the field of social care, specifically older people's views of hospital discharge. It focuses on older people and hospital discharge because of new policy developments and the existence of a high-quality systematic review that was relevant to the topic
SCIE research briefing 12: involving individual older patients and their carers in the discharge process from acute to community care: implications for intermediate care
SCIE Research briefings
Part of Intermediate Care
Intermediate care can deliver better outcomes for people and reduce the pressures on hospitals and the care system. Yet its potential has not been fully realised. Evidence offers some clear learning points that can guide the growth of intermediate care.
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