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Recuperative Care: an example of partnership care which works for patients

Morrissey, Yvonne, Coxon, Kirstie, Carpenter, G. Iain (2012) Recuperative Care: an example of partnership care which works for patients. Journal of Integrated Care, 20 (6). pp. 379-393. ISSN 1476-9018. (doi:10.1108/14769011211285183) (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided) (KAR id:33154)

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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the role of Recuperative Care after hospital

Design/methodology/approach – Acombined qualitative and quantitative study. The quantitative

NHShospital rehabilitation. Recuperative Care is rehabilitation in a residential care home with no on-site

provided by two in-house occupational therapists. The primary outcome measures were discharge

20 recuperative care patients was interviewed after discharge.

(slightly more patients were discharged home from recuperative care than from Hospital). However, at

analysis suggested the main determinant of outcome was cognitive function. There was no significant

a highly-rated, positive and sometimes life-changing experience for patients. The interview data

Practical implications – Recuperative care is a model of partnership working which has potential

Originality/value – The presentation of the qualitative data aims to highlight those aspects of

Recuperative Care which seemed beneficial from a clinical perspective.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1108/14769011211285183
Uncontrolled keywords: United Kingdom, National Health Service, Elderly people, Rehabilitation, Care homes, Occupational therapist, NHS hospital beds, Length of stay
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC952 Geriatrics
R Medicine > RM Therapeutics. Pharmacology
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2013 09:35 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 09:59 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/33154 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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