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Table 4 In-Reach Team Activity During Care Home Visits (N = 6,528)

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

Type of Activity Frequency
N (%)
General nursing care 2,372 (36)
Assessment 431 (7)
Basic Observations 292 (5)
Nursing Intervention 279 (4)
Diet and Fluid Intake 249 (4)
Pressure area care 212 (3)
GP liaison 203 (3)
Discharge visit 177 (3)
Medication 172 (3)
Terminal Care 166 (2)
Catheter Care 154 (2)
Support Worker training 105 (2)
Other1 1,611 (29)
Total 6,528 (100)
  1. 1 Recorded fewer than 100 times. Include: basic monitoring, bowel care, continence care, skin care, non-surgical wound care, and liaising with other health care professionals.