|Benefits of the interRAI-LTCF according to staff (n = 6) of 3 homes|
|Residential home 1 best scoring home||Residential home 2 average scoring home||Residential home 3 worst scoring home|
|The graphics and the plots in the outcome report show directly if there are improvements or that some conditions have become worse||The graphs and plots are useful in that they show a decline, stabilization or improvement on the physical or cognitive area that is immediately visible||The signalling of issues that you previously paid no or little attention to is very helpful because now it is acknowledged that these were serious issues important to the resident.|
|All the information on residents is in a database and on the computer||Clear view of the residents actual needs.|
|MM’s are improved. Better cooperation with all the disciplines involved||It is helpful in that it gives indications for need and utility of care|
|More standardized methods to work with.||Easy to use.|
|First seen as extra workload now the usefulness is seen in, MM with all disciplines and there is more structure in the care process.|
MM: Multidisciplinary Meeting.
Boorsma et al.
Boorsma et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:8 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-8