Title

Improving intermediate care: giving practitioners a voice

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Nancarrow, S 2004, 'Improving intermediate care: giving practitioners a voice', Journal of Integrated Care, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 33-41.

Published version available from:

http://doi.org/10.1108/14769018200400007

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

This paper presents the experiences and perspectives of practitioners involved in the delivery of intermediate care. The findings emerged from three workshops involving therapists, nurses, social workers and managers from across South Yorkshire which were designed to explore service development issues and practitioners roles in intermediate care delivery. It explores the practitioners' interpretations of intermediate care and their vision for the future of the service, and discusses the implications for services, employers and policy makers.