A very interesting and apparently very successful scheme to keep as many patients at home – just what we all want – but also to support patients/residents in care homes to reduce hospital admissions too, especially in Covid times.
A statement from NHS HEE Health Education England
BBC news 'Shortages of care staff, who support older or disabled people in the community, are causing major problems for hospitals, the BBC has learned.
NHS chief executives say rising numbers of patients are stuck in hospitals in England due to a lack of care staff.
The situation is "dire", according to NHS Providers, which represents health service trusts.'