Safe, compassionate care for frail older people using an integrated care pathway: Practical guidance for commissioners, providers and nursing, medical and allied health professional leaders – NHS England – February 2014

Posted on February 28, 2014. Filed under: Aged Care / Geriatrics, Patient Safety | Tags: |

Safe, compassionate care for frail older people using an integrated care pathway: Practical guidance for commissioners, providers and nursing, medical and allied health professional leaders – NHS England – February 2014

Frail older people – Safe, compassionate care
Practical guidance for commissioners, providers and nursing, medical and allied health professional leaders

“If frail older people are supported in living independently and understanding their long-term conditions, and educated to manage them effectively, they are less likely to reach crisis, require urgent care support and experience harm.

The practical guidance document summarises the evidence of the effects of an integrated pathway of care for older people and suggests how a pathway can be commissioned effectively using levers and incentives across providers.

 

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