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Table 4 Summary of content analysis

From: Rethinking workforce planning for integrated care: using scenario analysis to facilitate policy development


Critical concerns

Workforce system

Acute hospital care not adequate for presenting needs; Focus on episodic care; consequences from a reorientation of workforce to the community

Workforce outcomes

A culturally competent workforce; Seamless continua of care; Emphasis on patient centeredness; Accessing services earlier; Clear service pathways; Enhanced nurse leadership

Workforce issues

Prioritizing training needs; Models of care focussed on reducing loss of function and supporting continued community; Integrated teams supported by specialists; Support for provincial and rural services; Families acknowledged as principal carers; Funding focus on care planning not episodic care; Service designs are patient centric