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Table 4 Views about the effects of integrated working between care homes and NHS (from homes reporting integrated working only (n = 45)

From: Integrated working between residential care homes and primary care: a survey of care homes in England

Integrated working between the NHS and my care home has: n (%) N Strongly Agree/ Agree Strongly Disagree/ Disagree Don’t know
Improved access to preventive care for residents 42 34 (80.9) 8 (19.0) 0
Provided opportunities to discuss resident’s care together 42 31 (73.9) 10 (23.8) 1 (2.4)
Led to greater continuity of service provision 43 30 (69.8) 11 (25.6) 2 (4.7)
Provided a wider range of services for older people 43 32 (74.4) 11 (25.6) 0
Improved the speed of response from primary care 42 31 (73.8) 8 (19.1) 3 (7.1)
Not made residents aware of available services 41 17 (41.5) 22 (53.6) 2 (4.9)
Had no effect on residents quality of life and wellbeing 41 17 (41.5) 22 (53.6) 2 (4.9)
NHS staff are reluctant to share information together 41 17 (41.5) 23 (56.1) 1 (2.4)