Reducing Hospital Admissions From Care Homes (Health Foundation)

Summary

A Health Foundation report indicates that perhaps over 40% of emergency hospital admissions on the part of permanent care home residents aged ≥65 years could have been avoided with better preventive primary care, community support / NHS care in care homes. Avoidable hospital admissions were often potentially treatable outside of hospitals; and a proportion are asserted to have been the result of poor care or neglect.

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Reference

Wolters, A. Santos, F. [and] Lloyd. T. (2019). Emergency admissions to hospital from care homes: how often and what for? London: Health Foundation, July 2019.

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