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Table 2 Reasons for Referral to In-Reach Team (N = 733)

From: In-reach specialist nursing teams for residential care homes: uptake of services, impact on care provision and cost-effectiveness

Reason for Referral Frequency
N (%)
To maintain independence in residential home 486 (66)
To prevent hospital admission 198 (27)
Prevent A&E attendance 8 (1)
Prevent admission to nursing home 17 (2)
Facilitate early/safe discharge 20 (3)
Routine observations 4 (1)
Total 733 (100)