This National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) report relates to research into interprofessional working to support older people living at home with complex illnesses and disabilities. The researchers examined how professionals work together and how they might best work collaboratively by combining their skills to meet older people’s needs.
Goodman, C. Drennan, V. [and] Manthorpe, J. [et al] (2012). A study of the effectiveness of interprofessional working for community-dwelling older people. Southampton: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Service Delivery and Organisation (SDO) Programme, November 2012.
There is also an Executive Summary.
The following articles, produced by the same team, are available freely:
Trivedi, D. Goodman, C. [and] Gage, H. [et al] (2013). The effectiveness of inter-professional working for older people living in the community: a systematic review. Health and Social Care in the Community, 2013, Vol.21(2), pp.113-28. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).
Gage, H. Dickinson, A. [and] Victor, C. [et al] (2012). Integrated working between residential care homes and primary care: a survey of care homes in England. BMC Geriatrics, November 14th 2012, Vol.12, 71. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).
Goodman, C. Drennan, V. [and] Scheibl, F. [et al] (2011). Models of inter professional working for older people living at home: a survey and review of the local strategies of English health and social care statutory organisations. BMC Health Services Research, December 14th 2011, Vol.11, 337. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].