Intermediate Care Including Reablement: Quality Standard QS173 (NICE)

Summary

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has produced a quality standard on intermediate care, including reablement. This is intended to contribute to improvements across many fronts, including:

  • Integration of health and social care.
  • Patient and carer-related quality of life.
  • Independence, choice and control in daily life.
  • Reduced length of hospital stays.
  • Reduced delayed transfer of care from hospital.
  • Reduced hospital readmissions.
  • Reduced admissions to residential care.

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Reference

Intermediate care including reablement: NICE quality standard [including tools and resources] (QS173). London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), August 2018.

There is an accompanying NICE Care Pathway.

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