Integrated Working for Enhanced Health Care in English Nursing Homes

Glenda Cook, Anne McNall, Juliana Thompson, Philip Hodgson, Lynne Shaw, Daniel Cowie
2016 Journal of Nursing Scholarship  
The increasingly complex nature of care home residents' health status means that this population requires significant multidisciplinary team input from health services. To address this, a multisector and multiprofessional enhanced healthcare programme was implemented in nursing homes across Gateshead Council in Northern England. Study Aims: To explore the views and experiences of practitioners, social care officers, and carers involved in the enhanced health care in care home programme, in
more » ... to develop understanding of the service delivery model and associated workforce needs for the provision of health care to older residents.
doi:10.1111/jnu.12261 pmid:28094909 pmcid:PMC5298045 fatcat:gpabx3fghrh4tgqo4avx2hyrte