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Correction to: factors affecting residents transition from long term care facilities to the community: a scoping review

  • Shannon Freeman1Email author,
  • Kristen Bishop2,
  • Lina Spirgiene3,
  • Erica Koopmans4,
  • Fernanda C. Botelho5,
  • Trina Fyfe6,
  • Beibei Xiong4, 7,
  • Stacey Patchett8 and
  • Martha MacLeod1
BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:694

Received: 12 October 2017

Accepted: 16 October 2017

Published: 30 October 2017

The original article was published in BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:689


After the publication of the article [1] it came to our attention that the author name Fernanda C. Botelho was incorrectly included as Fernanda C. Bothelo. The correct spelling of the name is in the authors list of this correction and updated in the original article.



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Authors’ Affiliations

School of Nursing, University of Northern British Columbia
Faculty of Health Sciences, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Western University
Department of Nursing and Care, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
School of Health Sciences, University of Northern British Columbia
School of Public Health, University of Sao Paulo
Northern Medical Program, University of Northern British Columbia
School of Nursing, Jilin University
Department of Quality, Planning and Information, Northern Health


  1. Freeman S, et al. Factors affecting residents transition from long term care facilities to the community: a scoping review. BMC Health Serv Res. 2017;17:689. DOI:10.1186/s12913-017-2571-y.View ArticlePubMedPubMed CentralGoogle Scholar


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