On the Unrealised Potential of Intermediate Care (SCIE / Nuffield Trust)

Summary

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)’s “SCIE Highlights No.1” briefing explores the largely untapped potential of intermediate care. It is asserted that intermediate care could deliver better outcomes for patients, while reducing the pressures of demand faced by hospitals and social care.

Section headings comprise:

  1. Introduction: the policy context and models of intermediate care.
  2. The case for: why development of intermediate care deserves impetus.
  3. Key lessons and challenges: important considerations to guide the development of intermediate care.
  4. Case study: Reablement: Stabilise and Make Safe (Trafford).
  5. Case study – Bed-based intermediate care: Somerset Care and Yeovil District Hospital.
  6. Further information resources on intermediate care.

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Reference

Intermediate Care. [Online]: Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), July 2017.

This relates to:

Full Text Link Note: Access to this document requires free registration with SCIE.

Reference

Humphries, R. (2017). Intermediate Care. SCIE Highlights No.1. London: Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), July 2017.

Possibly of interest, there is a major Nuffield Trust research report on Sustainability and Transformation Plans (STPs) which covers aspects of this subject in greater depth.

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Reference

Imison, C. Curry, N. [and] Holder, H. [et al] (2017). Shifting the balance of care: great expectations. London: Nuffield Trust, 2017.

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