The impact of providing enhanced support for care home residents in Rushcliffe Health Foundation consideration of findings from the Improvement Analytics Unit
- This briefing looks at the impact of a package of enhanced support for older people living in care homes.
- It finds that care home residents who received the enhanced support were admitted to hospital as an emergency 23% less often than similar residents in other parts of the country.
- The analysis in the briefing was conducted by the Improvement Analytics Unit, a partnership between NHS England and the Health Foundation.
The analysis within this briefing was conducted by the Improvement Analytics Unit, a partnership between NHS England and the Health Foundation. This Health Foundation briefing considers the findings of the analysis.
The briefing looks at the impact of a package of enhanced support for older people living in care homes. The enhanced support was introduced in April 2014 and was developed by Principia, a local partnership of general practitioners, patients and community services that aims to provide better quality of care for people in Rushcliffe in Nottinghamshire, England.
The briefing outlines the enhanced support package, then describes the methods the Improvement Analytics Unit used to derive the linked data used in the analysis, select a matched comparison group, and compare hospital use between the two groups.
The briefing describes the results of the analysis and discusses the findings. It concludes by looking at the implications and priorities for future research and improvement activity.
More detail about the methods used is available in the accompanying technical appendix.
Combined learnings from national linked datasets and focused care home evaluations in Rushcliffe,...
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