GP services for older people: a guide for care home managers

GP services for older people a guide for care home managers from SCIE.

The health and wellbeing of older people in care homes depends on them accessing GP services in a timely way. Effective joint working between GP and care home management, the involvement of residents and their relatives and the engagement of care staff are factors that can affect the outcome and lead to quality improvements.

This guide is primarily written for managers and senior staff of care homes but it has also been written with GPs in mind, as well as members of clinical commissioning groups and joint health and wellbeing boards.

More information: http://www.scie.org.uk/publications/guides/guide52

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