An evaluation of the impact of community-based interventions on hospital use: a case study of eight Partnership for Older People Projects (POPP) – Nuffield Trust – 10 March 2011

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An evaluation of the impact of community-based interventions on hospital use: a case study of eight Partnership for Older People Projects (POPP) – Nuffield Trust – 10 March 2011
Author: Adam Steventon, Martin Bardsley, John Billings, & Geraint Lewis

“To improve the quality of care and at the same time reduce costs, efforts are being made across the UK to deliver more health and social care in community settings. One recent initiative to address this issue was the Partnership for Older People Projects (POPP) – a series of innovative projects that received ring-fenced funding from the Department of Health over a two-year period.

The Nuffield Trust was commissioned by the Department of Health to evaluate a small but carefully selected set of eight POPP interventions and examine whether these interventions were successful at preventing unplanned hospital admissions.”  …continues on the site

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