Table 3

Integration indicators (N = 89 homes)
Integration indicator (n,%) Yes No Total
Work with NHS professionals /teams in an integrated way 45 (60.8) 29 (39.2) 74 (100)
Use > 1 health/social care service in last 6 months per 3 beds 48 (64.0) 27 (36.0) 75 (100)
Use shared documents with NHS colleagues 61 (70.1) 26 (29.9) 87 (100)
Receive extra payment from NHS for providing specific services 31 (36.5) 54 (63.5) 85 (100)
Joint learning and training between care home and NHS Weekly, monthly, every now and again Rarely, never
53 (62.4) 32 (37.6) 85 (100)
Integrated care planning with NHS colleagues, eg continence care As appropriate, Sometimes Never, Don’t know
47 (59.5) 32 (40.5) 79 (100)

Gage et al.

Gage et al. BMC Geriatrics 2012 12:71   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-12-71

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