The NHS should see care homes as partners, not problems
Professor Claire Goodman has written a must-read blog that was published on the Guardian homepage. She starts off by noting that for the NHS, care homes are a conundrum in that they provide care that used to be supplied by the health service, but are often perceived as a poor alternative that generates avoidable demand on hospitals.
She discusses her and her team’s recent study, and suggests what needs to be put in place to ensure effective collaboration.
The full blog can be read here