Care home residents in Rushcliffe (Nottinghamshire) receiving an enhanced care package, delivered by the Principia Partners in Health multispecialty community provider vanguard – which includes regular visits from named GPs and independent support from Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire – have 23% fewer emergency admissions and 29% fewer A&E attendances than comparable people elsewhere across the country.
“53% of both Principia and matched comparison residents [elsewhere in the UK] were recorded as having dementia”. (p.11)
Principia vanguard reduces A&E attendances by 29 per cent for care home residents. [Online]: NHS England, April 6th 2017.
This relates to:
Lloyd, T. Wolters, A. [and] Steventon, A. (2017). The impact of providing enhanced support for care home residents in Rushcliffe. Health Foundation consideration of findings from the Improvement Analytics Unit, London: Health Foundation, March 2017.