Models of Care and Relationships with Care Homes: Cross-Sectional Survey of English General Practices
- What is the most common model of care with care homes used at GP practices?
- What is the range of models of care used with care homes used at GP practices?
- Have GP practices changed how they work with care homes in the last year? If so, how?
- What are the perceptions of the quality of the relationships with care homes?
2. Materials and Methods
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|Other primary care staff||9||13.43|
|Years worked in primary care|
|Less than 2||7||10.45|
|More than 10||40||59.70|
|Number of care homes|
|I do not know||8||12.12|
|Model of care *|
|All care homes are designated same GP||7||7.14|
|Each care home has its own designated GP||39||39.80|
|Most of the practice GPs assimilate care home work into everyday caseloads||15||15.31|
|Locality-led care home-specific teams with expertise in the care of older people||5||5.10|
|Participate in a Local Enhanced Service for care homes||24||24.49|
|Relationship with care home *|
|Flexible and responsive 2-way communication||28||12.17|
|Working through informal arrangements as much as formal ones||47||20.43|
|Supportive and educative working relationship||31||13.48|
|Good personal relationships (e.g., knowing care home staff names and understanding their roles and vice versa)||54||23.48|
|Efficient working relationship where pre-visit preparation is done by both the care homes and practice to aid visits and assessments||40||17.39|
|Good adherence to referral procedures and processes||25||10.87|
|Limited or lack of a relationship between the practice and the care home||1||0.43|
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Warmoth, K.; Goodman, C. Models of Care and Relationships with Care Homes: Cross-Sectional Survey of English General Practices. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 14774. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192214774
Warmoth K, Goodman C. Models of Care and Relationships with Care Homes: Cross-Sectional Survey of English General Practices. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022; 19(22):14774. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192214774Chicago/Turabian Style
Warmoth, Krystal, and Claire Goodman. 2022. "Models of Care and Relationships with Care Homes: Cross-Sectional Survey of English General Practices" International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 19, no. 22: 14774. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192214774